Incident UpdateHopkins Fire

Date: 09/14/2021 Time: 7:22 AM

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Incident Facts

Name
Hopkins Fire
Start Date/Time
2021-09-12
Incident Status
Active
Location
Hopkins St and North State St. near Calpella in Mendocino County.
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Mendocino
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit
Size
257
Containment
30
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
200
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Overnight, firefighters continued to make progress with the assistance of lower temperatures and higher humidity. Firefighters on the ground as well as aircraft will continue to actively work to suppress the fire. The Damage Assessment Team(DINS) will be arriving this morning to survey the fire area to determine how many structures have been damaged or destroyed. We ask that the public continue heed all evacuation orders and warnings.

Road Closures:
  • Lake Ridge Road (near the gate at 5780 Lake Ridge Road)
  • 4801 East Side Calpella Road
  • Moore Street at North State Street
  • East Side Calpella Road at Cortina Place
  • Highway 20 at Marina Drive
Animal Evac. Center(s):

Large Animal Shelter Site: Redwood Empire Fair Grounds, 1055 State Street, Ukiah

Small Animal Shelter Site: Mendocino County Animal Shelter, Plant Road, Ukiah (707)463-4427

Evacuation Zones

Mandatory Evacuations:

Eastside Calpella Road from the 4800 block north to Cortina Place, Moore Street east of North State Street, Marina Drive, Black Oak Drive, Rubicon Court and the north end of Lake Ridge Road (north of the gate at 5780 Lake Ridge Road).

 

Evacuation Center(s):

Mendocino County Office of Education, 2240 Old River Road, Ukiah

Assigned Resources

Engines
26
Water Tenders
6
Helicopters
3
Air Tankers
Dozers
7
Hand Crews
6
Other
36
Total Personnel
309
Cooperating Agencies
Cooperating Agencies: Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, Caltrans, California Conservation Corp, Hopland Fire Department, Ukiah Valley Fire Authority, Redwood Valley-Calpella Fire Department, Redwood Coast Fire Department, Brooktrails Fire Department, Potter Valley Fire Department, Little Lake Valley Fire Department, MedStar Ambulance, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, California National Guard, Brooktrails Fire Department, Laytonville Fire Department