Fly By: Overview of the Lightning Fires–Links and Info

Fire helicopter Links and Information: CalFire Report for entire state of California Total Fires: 1,032 Acres involved: 132,235 Structures Destroyed: 17 residences, 1 commercial, 19 outbuildings to date. The following contains local fire information phone #’s in red alphabetically by county–also blogs, other links of interest and other important information added to CalFire information Amador-El Dorado Unit:(530) 647-5218 All fires

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Evacuations of homes near Wilder Creek and Link to Blog covering Mendo fires

Fencing with Disaster Tuesday Photo of Paradise Ridge Fire I’m hearing reports of evacuations in the Wilder Ridge area to the South of Bear Creek.  I can’t find any confirmation but the source is reliable. This is the Paradise Ridge fire which also has residents of Shelter Cove very worried. link to good map of area (warning pdf file–slow loading)

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Shelter Cove Events

Paradise Ridge Fire several days ago Diane Harper, resident of Shelter Cove, explains in detail what is happening in her area as a result of the lightning caused fire on Paradise Ridge in Humboldt county. We have about 18 fire trucks from all over California with 10 bulldozers and 4 helicopters. The fire is about 4 miles from us and

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Mendocino Fires–106 Still Burning

Where’s my backup? Updated info HERE. Although most Humboldt fires have been completely contained, the exception being Paradise Ridge, Mendocino fires are another matter altogether. There are at least 131still burning. AND, according to the CalFire Fact sheet (pdf warning–it is a slow load), there are only 68 engines 17 crews 6 helicopters I called several Calfire numbers to determine

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