Fire Near Covelo
UPDATE 5:30 P.M. Friday:Calfire is reporting,
[The] Foothill Fire west of the Round Valley Airport in Covelo is now 30 acres and 100% contained!
UPDATE 8:45 A.M. Friday:Calfire is reporting
Foothill Fire [Update] west of Round Valley Airport in Covelo (Mendocino County) is 30 acres & 80% contained. Full containment by 5:00 p.m.
UPDATE 6:47 A.M: Calfire is reporting the Foothill fire is now 80% contained.
UPDATE 8:19 P.M.: The Foothill fire is 50% contained.
UPDATE:Teri at KMUD is reporting two fires—one two miles north of Laytonville as well as the Foothill fire near Laytonville.
Calfire is reporting a fire west of the Round Valley Airport in Covelo. The Foothill fire as it is called is over 30 acres with 0% containment. It is burning in timber and steep terrain. There are strong winds whipping up the flames. However, there is no immediate threat to structures or power lines. The fire reportedly began around 4:30 but there is no word yet on its cause.
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