[UPDATED] 8 Firefighters Injured, Lodge Fire Synopsis, Photos

UPDATE 1:12 a.m.: Cal Fire Facebook page update: This evening, eight (8) firefighting personnel, three (3) local government firefighters and five (5) CAL FIRE/CDCR inmate firefighters, received burn injuries while fighting the Lodge fire in Mendocino County. All are in the process of being medivaced and transported to a regional burn center. Initial reports indicate their injuries are serious under

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New Evacuation ORDERS on The Lodge Fire: An Update With Photos, Meeting Times for Residents

Photos taken earlier today by Kim Sallaway. [Sallaway can be followed on Facebook. Click this link.] Cal Fire has issued two press releases. The most recent is an evacuation ORDER: An Evacuation Order has been issued for the area around the eastern boundary of the Lodge Fire in the following areas: Camp Seabow, Elder Place, Tan Oak Park, Bald Mountain Ranch, Mad

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Evacuation Warning Just Issued for Residents Near Lodge Fire

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KClNjf19E2w] Bomber drops retardant on the Lodge Fire this afternoon. [Video provided by reader.] Cal Fire has sent out an evacuation WARNING. Press Release below. An Evacuation Warning has been issued for the area around the eastern boundary of the Lodge Fire near Camp Seabow, Bowman Ranch Rd, Peterson and Grubb Creeks as well as residences in the areas of: 

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Lodge Fire Jumps Eel in Two Places

Smoke billows over the hills south of Leggett in northern Mendocino. [Photo by Elizabeth Turk] The eastern flank of the Lodge Fire burning near Leggett made a run to the south today. According to Cal Fire, the blaze jumped the Eel River in two separate places. The fire is now at 4800 acres and still only 25% contained.  Meanwhile, structures

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Smoke in the Laytonville and Leggett Areas Results in ‘Unhealthy’ Levels of Pollutants

Mendocino County Air Quality Management District Press Release: Thursday, August 7, 2014 through 10:00a.m. Friday, August 8, 2014 Multiple wildfires burning in the Laytonville area as well as Northern California and Southern Oregon, combined with current weather patterns are resulting in smoke, haze and degraded air quality throughout the County. The Wilderness Lodge fire is burning in heavy timber and

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22-Year-Old Flown to Out of Area Hospital as a Result of Yesterday’s Fight in Crab Park

Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office Press Release: On 08-06-2014, at approximately 6:00 p.m. the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a large fight involving several male and female adults, some armed with sticks, occurring at Crab Park, Loleta. At least one of the involved combatants was bleeding from a head wound and was unresponsive. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies

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