[UPDATE 2:32 p.m.] Eel Fire Near Covelo Broke Out Yesterday Afternoon Climbing to Over 800 Acres
According to Cal Fire, the blaze started as a structure fire that spread into surrounding vegetation. Ten structures are threatened as well as a campground
Yesterday’s quick response appears to have helped quite a bit. Scanner traffic indicates some units are being released off the fire.
— Drew P Hansen (@zulujumper) August 1, 2018
Reminder that N-95 masks are available at no cost at the following Mendocino County libraries:
105 North Main Street, Ukiah
390 East Commercial, Willits
— Mendocino Sheriff (@MendoSheriff) August 1, 2018
UPDATE 2:32 p.m.: Fire is now at 1000 acres and command has transferred to Mendocino National Forest.
Earlier Chapter: Eel Fire Necessitating Evacuations East of Covelo