[UPDATE Wednesday] Large Fire Near Hopland

Fire near HOpland

A large wildland fire is burning north of Hopland. [Photo by Jonathan Beck]

Currently, two structures are threatened by 40-acre fire burning near Hwy 101 north of Hopland at approximately 1:38 p.m. One southbound lane of 101 is closed.

The fire started at approximately 12:37 p.m.

Fire near HOpland

[Photo by Jonathan Beck]

Fire near HOpland

[Photo by Jonathan Beck]

Fire near HOpland

[Photo by Jonathan Beck]

 

UPDATE 1:44 p.m.: Cal Fire reported about 10 minutes ago, “#GrapeFire Update: approximately 40 acres with 2 structures threatened.”

UPDATE 2:13 p.m.:
Video by Eve Briggs

UPDATE 3:10 p.m.: According to scanner traffic, the Grape Fire, as this is called is now 100 acres.

UPDATE 3:17 p.m.: Below is a Facebook post from the Ukiah Fire Authority. Some people might have trouble seeing it here.

 

 

Click here and watch on Facebook if the above doesn’t work for you.
UPDATE 3:30 p.m.: Cal Fire tweeted, “[A]pprox 100 acres-personal at scene-8 aircraft-12 Engines-4 Crews-4 Water Tenders-8 Chief Officers-2 Dozers.”
UPDATE 3:31 p.m.: Caltrans and CHP are no longer showing that one lane of 101 is closed.

UPDATE 3:55 p.m.: Another video provided by a reader.

UPDATE 4:35 p.m.: Cal Fire tweets that they still have 0% containment on this blaze.

UPDATE 5:42 p.m.: Cal Fire tweets that a shift in wind has helped firefighters and the fire is now 40% contained.
UPDATE 7:04 p.m.: Cal Fire tweeted, that the Grape Fire is “now 135 acres & 60% contained.”

UPDATE 7:11 p.m.: Cal Fire tweeted at 7:09 a.m., “#GrapeFire [update] off Hwy 101 & Crawford Ranch Rd, Hopland (Mendocino County) is now 135 acres & 90% contained.”

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Steve
4 years ago

Burn baby burn,they have our Eel river water to put it out with…let it burn!

Taylor
Taylor
4 years ago
Reply to  Steve

Hopland is in lake county [edit] lake as in large body of water

Taylor
Taylor
4 years ago
Reply to  Kym Kemp

Hopland is closer to clear lake than it is to ykiah as far as water gos it comes from lake county

Taylor
Taylor
4 years ago
Reply to  Kym Kemp

And stright to Napa the water for hopland and geyserville comes from highland spring res south west lake county to south east mendo

Anonmom
Anonmom
4 years ago
Reply to  Steve

What is wrong with you?!

Scooter
Scooter
4 years ago

That chopper pilot nailed it! Bravo mofo!

Val
Val
4 years ago

Please get the animals out of there’

Covelo or busted
Covelo or busted
4 years ago

Oak woodland needs to burn every so often.Destroyed most of
them for grapes.