Incident UpdateHopkins Fire

Date: 09/13/2021 Time: 7:10 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 Capella in Mendocino County.
Type
Wildfire
Cause
Under Investigation
Counties
Mendocino
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit
Size
257
Containment
20
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
200
Structures Destroyed
Structures Damaged
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Overnight Firefighters made good 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. A damage assessment team has been requested to survey the fire area to determine how many structures have been damaged or destroyed. We ask that the public heed all evacuation orders and warnings.

Road Closures:
  • East Side Calpella Road @ Deghi Lane (Ukiah)
  • South Side entrance of Lake Ridge Road @ the Lake Mendocino South Boat Ramp Overlook (Ukiah)
  • Moore Street @ the bridge/railroad tracks just west of East Side Calpella Road (Calpella)
  • Eastside Calpella Road @ Road 144 (on-ramp/off ramp from Highway 20 to Redwood Valley
  • Marina Drive at Highway 20 (access road to Lake Mendocino North Boat Ramp in Redwood Valley.
Animal Evac. Center(s):

Large Animal Shelter Site: Redwood Empire Fair Grounds, 1055 State Street, Ukiah Mendocino County Animal Shelter, Plant Road, Ukiah

Evacuation Zones

Mandatory Evacuation Warnings:

Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office is issuing an evacuation order for the Calpella area in the vicinity of 2RWV07, 2RWV09, 2RWV10, 2UKV26, 2UKV08, 2UKV13. Mandatory Evacuation for the area of Road 144 to 50000 block of eastside of Calpella.

Evacuation Center(s):

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

Assigned Resources

Engines
22
Water Tenders
6
Helicopters
2
Air Tankers
Dozers
7
Hand Crews
6
Other
21
Total Personnel
262
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