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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More on the Lightning Fires

Photo by Kim Sallaway last night-click to enlarge The numerous Lightning Fires of June 2008 will go down in California history. Kim Sallaway, incredible local photographer, took pictures to commemorate the events. He says, “There are plenty of choppers working the fires. However; there are not enough. The nearby Paradise Fire is quite large and only 5% controlled. I went

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