Wednesday August 20, 2014 5:00 PM
Fire Information Line: (707) 456-1810
|Location:||Wilderness Lodge/Eel River Canyon||County:||Mendocino|
|Start Date & Time:||Wednesday, July 30, 2014 @ 6:27 am|
|Injuries:||15||Structures Threatened: 0|
|Cause:||Lightning||Estimated Cost: $39.8 million|
|Fire Engines:||5||Fire Crews:||8||Bulldozers:||9|
Total Personnel: 366
|Current Situation: Crews continue mopping up and looking for hot spots within the contingency lines; steep terrain is making access difficult. 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.
For information on how to prepare for wildfires, go to www.readyforwildfire.org.
Cooperating Agencies: Bureau of Land Management, Laytonville Volunteer Fire Department, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and the Mendocino County Air Quality District.