Incident Update

Tuesday August 05, 2014 7:00 AM.


Fire Information Line: (626) 622-7927

Location:        Wilderness Lodge Area                                  County: Mendocino

Acres:             3,527                                                               Containment: 15%

Start Date & Time:   Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 6:27 am

Injuries:          0                                                                      Structures Threatened: 17

Cause:            Lightning                                                        Estimated Cost to Date: $3.9M


Fire Engines: 31                    Fire Crews: 27                       Bulldozers: 22

Helicopters: 14                       Water Tenders: 25

Total Personnel: 966

Current Situation: The fire isburning in heavy timber. Firefighters are challenged by steep, rugged terrain with difficult access. The fire continues to spread east along the Eel river canyon and north toward Low Gap creek. Firefighting personnel and equipment continue to establish and improve containment lines. The National Weather service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for isolated thunderstorms for today.

Cooperating Agencies: Bureau of Land Management, Laytonville Fire Department, Mendocino County Sherriff’s Office, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California National Guard, California Conservation Corps, and CAL OES.


Lodge Complex Incident Update – 8/5/14