Moose Fire

Aug 12, 2019

Editor's note: The Moose Fire has been 100% contained at 225 acres. 

Cal Fire Incident Update (Saturday August 17, 2019 :: 6:20 p.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 100%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

Situation Summary: Suppression repair work is underway. Fire personnel will continue to patrol and mop up.

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Source: https://fire.ca.gov/incidents/2019/8/12/moose-fire/

Source: https://twitter.com/CALFIRE_MEU/status/1162897136842768384

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Saturday August 17, 2019 :: 6:20 p.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 100%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

Situation Summary: Suppression repair work is underway. Fire personnel will continue to patrol and mop up.

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Source: https://twitter.com/CALFIRE_MEU/status/1162733182921236480

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Friday August 16, 2019 :: 6:00 p.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 95%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

Situation Summary: Fire resources will continue patroling and mopping up. Suppression repair work has begun.

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Source: https://twitter.com/CALFIRE_MEU/status/1162533159088431104?s=20

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Friday August 16, 2019 :: 7:10 a.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 90%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

Situation Summary: Fire resources will continue patroling and mopping up. Suppression repair work has begun.

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Source: https://fire.ca.gov/incidents/2019/8/12/moose-fire/

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Thursday August 15, 2019 :: 5:10 p.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 85%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

Situation Summary: Fire resources will continue patroling for interior hot spots and mopping up.

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Source: https://twitter.com/CALFIRE_MEU/status/1162171107857686528/photo/1

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Thursday August 15, 2019 :: 8:00 a.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 75%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

Situation Summary: Fire resources will remain at scene focusing on patroling for interior hot spots and mopping up.

For more information on Evacuation Orders in effect, visit TWITTER DOT COM FORWARD SLASH MENDO SHERIFF

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Source: https://www.fire.ca.gov/media/9344/2019-pm-moose-incident-update-cal-fire-meu-8-14-19-pm.pdf

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Wednesday August 14, 2019 :: 6:00 p.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 65%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

Situation Summary: Fire resources have made steady progress and will continue to work until the fire is completely extinguished

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Source: https://www.fire.ca.gov/media/9344/2019-pm-moose-incident-update-cal-fire-meu-8-14-19-pm.pdf

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Wednesday August 14, 2019 :: 8:00 a.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 45%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

For more information on Evacuation Orders in effect, visit TWITTER DOT COM FORWARD SLASH MENDO SHERIFF

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Source: https://fire.ca.gov/incidents/2019/8/12/moose-fire/

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Tuesday August 13, 2019 :: 7:07 p.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 35%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

Statistics

Helicopters: 2

Engines: 22

Dozers: 3

Water Tenders: 9

Personnel Involved: 461

Crews Involved: 23

Source: https://fire.ca.gov/incidents/2019/8/12/moose-fire/

Source: https://fire.ca.gov/media/9068/moose-update-8-13-19-pm.png

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Mendocino County Sheriff's Office (Tuesday August 13th, 2019 :: 05:11 p.m. PDT)

All Evacuation Warnings for the Moose Fire in the Hopland Area have been lifted. There are no longer any Evacuation Warnings or Evacuation Orders in place.

The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office would like to thank all of the fire agencies involved in the response to this incident.

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Mendocino County Sheriff's Office (Tuesday August 13th, 2019 :: 10:24 a.m. PDT)

The Evacuation Orders for the Moose Fire in the Hopland area have been reduced to an Evacuation Warning. Moose Rd, Bus McGall Rd, Valley View Rd, Feliz Creek Drive, and the north end of Feliz Creek Rd are all still currently under an Evacuation Warning.

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Monday August 13, 2019 :: 8:30 a.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Road & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 25%

Acres Burned: 225

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

Control Statement: The Moose Fire is currently burning south east from Moose Road in an area known as McNab Ranch, north of Hopland. The fire is burning in brush and grass oak woodland in steep terrain. Structures are threatened. There are approximately 300 firefighters at the Incident with additional personnel and equipment arriving throughout the night.

Condition Statement: Evacuation orders: McNab Ranch Area, Valley View Road, Bus McGall Road, Moose Road.

Evacuation warning: McNab Ranch Area, North end of Feliz Creek Road, Feliz Creek Drive.

Road Closures: Bus Mcgall Road at Valley View Road

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Statistics

Helicopters: 2

Engines: 15

Dozers: 3

Water Tenders: 4

Air Tankers: 5

Personnel Involved: 300

Crews Involved: 10

Source: https://fire.ca.gov/incidents/2019/8/12/moose-fire/

Source: https://fire.ca.gov/media/8724/2019-am-moose-incident-update-cal-fire-meu-8-133-19-am.pdf

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Mendocino County Sheriff's Office (Monday August 12th, 2019 :: 06:47 p.m. PDT)

Evacuation order is issued for Valley View Drive in addition to Bus McGall and Moose Road areas near Hopland. Residents are advised to evacuate the area immediately and head towards a safe location. North end of Feliz Creek is under Evacuation Warning. 

Instructions:

Residents should evacuate the area immediately.

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Cal Fire Incident Update (Monday August 12, 2019 :: 09:30 p.m. PDT)

Location Information: Off Moose Rad & Bus McGall Road northwest of Hopland

Percentage Contained: 25%

Acres Burned: 85

Administrative Unit: Cal Fire Mendocino Unit

Cause: Under Investigation

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Mendocino County Sheriff's Office (Monday August 12th, 2019 :: 06:31 p.m. PDT)

There is currently a fire in the Moose Road area of McNab Ranch. Residents of Moose Road and Bus McGall Road are ordered to evacuate the area. Please head towards a safe location. Residents of the North end of Feliz Creek Road near Moose Road are under evacuation warning. 

Instructions:

Residents of Moose Road and Bus McGall should evacuate the area.

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Mendocino County Sheriff's Office (Monday August 12th, 2019 :: 05:54 p.m. PDT)

There is a vegetation fire on Moose Road (McNab Ranch - Hopland area). At this time we need residents to avoid the Moose Road area and if you have vehicles on Moose Road, please move them to allow first responders through. We will update once more information is available. The Sheriff's Office is preparing to issue an evacuation warning to residents on Moose Road.