Friday, August 15, 2014 7:00 A.M.
Fire Information Line: (626) 622-7927
Location: Wilderness Lodge/Eel River Canyon County: Mendocino
Acres: 12,336 % Containment: 65%
Start Date & Time: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 6:27 am
Injuries: 15 Structures Threatened: 16
Fire Engines: 117 Fire Crews: 61 Bulldozers: 9
Helicopters: 7 Water Tenders: 24
Total Personnel: 1844
Current Situation: Crews will continue to monitor areas outside the control lines for any potential new
spot fires. Interior portions of the fire will continue to burn and may be visible from Highway 101. The
high-pressure system building over the area today and continuing in to next week will cause warmer and
drier conditions. Heavy smoke will continue to be present for an extended period of time in the Ukiah
The Evacuation Order in the following areas has been downgraded to an Evacuation Warning –
Camp Seabow, Bowman Ranch, Hunt Ranch, Tan Oak Park, Elk Creek and Mad Creek, The
Hermitage, Big Bend and Camp St. Michael.
Please visit www.wildlandfirersg.org for information on how to prepare for an evacuation.
Cooperating Agencies: Bureau of Land Management, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, Laytonville
Volunteer Fire Department, USFS, Leggett Valley Fire Department, Cahto Tribal Council, Laytonville
County Water District, Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Highway Patrol, California
Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California National Guard, California Conservation Corps,
CAL OES, American Red Cross and the Mendocino County Air Quality District.
Cause: Lightning Estimated Cost: $30.1 million