Friday, August 08, 2014 7:00 P.M.
Fire Information Line: (626) 622-7927
Wilderness Lodge/Eel River Canyon
Start Date & Time:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 6:27 am
Structures Threatened: 35
Total Personnel: 1889
Current Situation: The fire continues to burn in heavy timber. Firefighters are challenged by steep, rugged terrain with difficult access. Fire activity increased today in the Hogshed drainage and moved to the Brush mountain dozer line. Structure defense preparation continues near populated areas and firefighting personnel continue to make progress constructing fire line across the northern and southern boundaries of the fire.
An Evacuation Warning has been issued for the area around the eastern boundary of the Lodge Fire near Camp Seabow, Bowman Ranch Rd, Peterson and Grubb Creeks as well as residences in the areas of:
– Big Bend
– Grizzly Creek
– Cedar Flat
– Cummings / Little Red Mountain
– Little Dann Creek
– Dann Valley
– Tan Oak Park
Community meetings will be held tomorrow, August 9, 2014 in Laytonville and Leggett. The meeting in Leggett will begin at 1:00PM at Leggett School, 1 School Way. The meeting in Laytonville will begin at 5:00PM at the Harwood Memorial Park hall, 44400 Willis Ave.
Cooperating Agencies: Bureau of Land Management, Laytonville Fire Department, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California National Guard, California Conservation Corps, CAL OES, and the American Red Cross.
Estimated Cost: $11 million