Incident UpdateHopkins Fire

Date: 09/15/2021 Time: 6:25 PM

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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
Arson
Counties
Mendocino
Admin Unit
CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit
Size
257
Containment
95
Expected Full Containment
Structures Threatened
200
Structures Destroyed
46
Structures Damaged
5
Civilian Injuries
Firefighter Injuries
Civilian Fatalities
Firefighter Fatalities

Current Situation

Situation Summary

Fire personnel saw minimal smoldering today, and fire is entering patrol status. Firefighters will remain at scene throughout the night, patrolling for hot spots, hazards and continuing mop-up. Fire resources continue to support our utility partners as they repair damaged infrastructure. As the area is becoming reopened, we ask the public to be aware of the resources still working in the area.

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

Evacuation Warnings:
  • WEST BORDER = STATE ST TO THE 5000 BLK EAST SIDE CALPELLA RD
  • NORTH BORDER= RD B REDWOOD VALLEY
  • EAST BORDER = LAKE MENDO@ LAKE RIDGE
  • SOUTH BORDER = LAKE MENDOCINO DR

 

Evacuation Center(s):

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

Assigned Resources

Engines
16
Water Tenders
6
Helicopters
0
Air Tankers
Dozers
0
Hand Crews
7
Other
19
Total Personnel
223
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