Thursday, August 14, 2014 7:00 P.M.
Fire Information Line: (626) 622-7927
Location: Wilderness Lodge/Eel River Canyon County: Mendocino
Acres: 12,336 % Containment: 60%
Start Date & Time: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 6:27 am
Injuries: 13 Structures Threatened: 16
Fire Engines: 132 Fire Crews: 57 Bulldozers: 12
Helicopters: 10 Water Tenders: 23
Total Personnel: 1922
Current Situation: Aggressive mop up and strengthening of the control lines have allowed us to
downgrade all affected areas to Evacuation Warning status. Interior portions of the fire will continue to
burn and may be visible from Highway 101. Heavy smoke will continue to be present for an extended
period of time in the Ukiah Valley.
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 million