Lodge Complex Fire 30% contained

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Lodge Lightning Complex (also known as Lodge LCA Fire) Incident Information:

Last Updated: August 10, 2014 7:45 am
Date/Time Started: July 30, 2014 6:27 am
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit
County: Mendocino County
Location: Wilderness Lodge/Eel River Canyon
Acres Burned – Containment: 8,500 acres – 30% contained
Structures Threatened: 58
Evacuations: An Evacuation Order has been issued for the area around the eastern boundary of the Lodge Fire in the following areas: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.
Injuries: 11
Cause: Lightning
Cooperating Agencies: Bureau of Land Management, Laytonville Fire Department, Leggett Fire Department, Cahto Tribal Council, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, Laytonville 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.
Total Fire Personnel: 2,004
Total Fire Engines: 171
Total Fire crews: 51
Total Helicopters: 13
Total Dozers: 25
Total Water Tenders: 22
Incident Management Team: CAL FIRE Incident Management Team 4 assumed command Friday afternoon
Conditions: 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 behavior. Additional resources continue to arrive to assist in slowing the fire’s growth.
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