Sunday , October 22 2017

Sulphur Fire (Mendocino Lake Complex) (Lake County)

Sulphur Fire (Mendocino Lake Complex) Incident Information:
Last Updated: October 12, 2017 9:34 am
Date/Time Started: October 8, 2017 11:59 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit
County: Lake County
Location: off Hwy 20 and Sulphur Bank Road, Clearlake Oaks
Acres Burned – Containment: 2,500 – 45% contained
Evacuations: 10/12/17 8 AM – See the latest Incident Update for current evacuations and road closures.On Thursday Community Meeting and Press Conference for Redwood and Sulphur Fires
Cooperating Agencies: Mendocino County; Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office; Lake County; Lake County Sheriff’s Office; CAL OES; California Highway Patrol; CALTRANS; California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation; American Red Cross; PG&E; United States Forest Service; California National Guard; National Weather Service; California Conservation Corps
Long/Lat: -122.64543/39.01387
Conditions: Today firefighters will continue to evaluate and implement structure protection, construct firelines, do tactical patrols, improve existing firelines, and conduct damage inspections. Crews are keeping a close watch on the weather, with an expectation that gusty winds will return this afternoon. 30,000 acres have burned in the Redwood Fire, 5% contained. 2,500 acres have burned in the Sulphur Fire, 45% contained. There have been 3 fatalities and approximately 7000 people evacuated throughout the incident. We ask the public to exercise caution and remember that, “One Less Spark^One Less Wildfire”. Please be prepared to evacuate when asked. To learn more about wildfire preparedness visit: www.readyforwildfire.orgSee the latest Incident Update for current evacuations and road closures.
Phone Numbers (707) 967-4207 (Fire Information Line)

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