MendoCoastCurrent, July 19, 2008, 6:30 pm
Date/Time Started: June 20, 2008, 6:00 pm
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Mendocino Unit
County: Mendocino County
Location: Throughout Mendocino County
Acres Burned: 54,817 acres
Containment: 100% contained
Structures Threatened: No current threat
Structures Destroyed: 1 residence and 1 outbuilding
Evacuations: All Evacuations have been lifted
Road Closures: All roads are currently open
Evacuation Centers: All Evacuation Centers are on standby
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Marin County, CDCR, CHP, CCC, Mendocino County Sheriff, all local government FPD in Mendocino County, State OES, BLM, BIA, NWS, numerous county fire departments, National Guard, private timber companies and consulting foresters/representatives.
Total Fire Personnel: 1,922 (917 CAL FIRE)
Fire crews: 60
Water tenders: 28
Costs to date: $48.5 million
Conditions: The Mendocino Lightning Complex consisted of 129 fires that burned in Mendocino County.
Significant mop-up and patrol operations continue on all fires throughout the incident.
Favorable weather conditions are expected to continue over the next several days.
Containment of all fires on the Mendocino Lightning Complex has been achieved.
Residents are reminded that smoke and flare-ups may continue within control lines.
Firefighters will continue to extinguish any remaining hot spots and will be patrolling all fires for several weeks.
Fixed wing and rotary aircraft will continue to operate in fire areas to ensure complete extinguishment of all fires.
The Governor has declared Mendocino County a State of Emergency due to redwood timber loss and significant threat to life, residential, commercial and resource loss.
CAL FIRE Incident Command Team #4 is assigned to this incident.