Incident Update

Friday August 22, 2014 5:00 PM



Fire Information Line: (707) 456-1810


Location: Wilderness Lodge/Eel River Canyon County: Mendocino  
Acres: 12,535 % Containment: 95%
Start Date & Time: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 6:27 am    
Injuries: 15 Structures Threatened: 0  


Cause: Lightning Estimated Cost: $40.4 million




Fire Engines: 2 Fire Crews: 4 Bulldozers: 0


  Helicopters: 0 Water Tenders: 9

Total Personnel: 258


Current Situation: Crews continue mopping up and looking for hot spots within the containment lines; steep terrain hampers access and control efforts. Interior portions of the fire will continue to burn and may produce smoke for an extended period of time in the Laytonville area. Fire Suppression Repair and Rehabilitation will continue throughout the fire area. Excess resources continue to be released from the fire to other incidents or back to their home units.

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Cooperating Agencies: Bureau of Land Management, Laytonville Volunteer Fire Department, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and the Mendocino County Air Quality District.







LODGE COMPLEX Incident Update Friday August 22, 2014 5:00 PM