Lightning Fires-Mendocino/Humboldt Update June 30, 2008
Smoke and Grass–Humboldt is famous for the two
The Lightning Fires currently raging throughout Mendocino are now getting better coverage. There are several good maps and CalFire is providing frequent and informative updates. However, in spite of the weather cooperating, the remaining 54 active fires are increasing in size. At this time though, there are no mandatory evacuations just precautionary ones. (Click here for a pdf fact sheet and here is another with specific details.)
Here is the excellent overview map from Calfire.
Here is an excellent blog that has maps of many of the fires west of Ukiah such as Orr Series, Low Gap, Greenfield, Montgomery Woods and Jack Smith. As well as photos.
Cristina’s blog on the Northern Mendocino area is too little but really good.
The Paradise Fire in So. Humboldt by Shelter Cove is still 40% contained and about 925 acres. If any one knows a good map, let me know.