Sunday, August 10, 2014 7:00 A.M.
Fire Information Line: (626) 622-7927
Location: Wilderness Lodge/Eel River Canyon County: Mendocino
Acres: 8500 % Containment: 30%
Start Date & Time: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 6:27 am
Injuries: 11 Structures Threatened: 58
Fire Engines: 171 Fire Crews: 51 Bulldozers: 25
Helicopters: 13 Water Tenders: 22
Total Personnel: 2004
Current Situation: The fire continues to burn in heavy timber. Firefighters are challenged by steep,
rugged terrain with difficult access. Unsettled weather is moving into the area and may increase fire
activity. The southern and eastern boundaries of the fire continue to be threatened by extreme fire
An Evacuation Order has been issued for the area around the eastern boundary of the Lodge Fire in the
Camp Seabow, Elder Place, Tan Oak Park, Bald Mountain Ranch, Mad Creek,
Elk Creek east of Brush Mountain
An evacuation shelter has been set up by the American Red Cross at the Leggett School, 1 School Way
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, Leggett Valley Fire Department, Cahto Tribal Council, Laytonville County
Water District, Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation,
California National Guard, California Conservation Corps, CAL OES, and the American Red Cross.
Cause: Lightning Estimated Cost: $14.1 million