Monday, September 15th
Last update07:44:43 AM
Sunday 6:30 PM Cal Fire Incident Update: 417 acres, 50% contained. 10 crews, 4 dozers, 30 fire engines, 2 copters, 5 water tenders, 332 total personnel.
"Fire is burning in a mix of grass, brush, oak and pine trees Firefighters are working in extreme conditions; high heat, low humidity, with the potential for erratic winds. Firefighters are aggressively utilizing resources to construct containment lines, extinguish hotspots near the containment lines & defend structures. The Evacuation Order has been cancelled. The American Red Cross has officially closed the Evacuation Shelter at Eagle Peak Middle School. Red Cross representatives have advised that it can be re-opened, should a need exist. "
Follow this link to the Cal Fire Incident Update for current details for the Black Fire.
If you have threatened animals: Parducci Wine Cellars has two 4 acre paddocks available to anyone evacuating large animals. Lake Mendocino drive exit on Tollini lane. Contact Tim via call or text if you need a space to evacuate animals at (707) 272-1083.
Updates on the Mendocino County Sheriff Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MendocinoSheriff
Updates on Twitter (#BlackFire): https://twitter.com/hashtag/BlackFire?src=hash
Listen to emergency live feeds: http://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/6248/web
Here is a MAP of the fire/evacuation area as of 9 AM Sunday.