- Incident Name: Golf, Lake County
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: LNU
- Size (acres): 20
- Percent Contained: 95%
- Estimate of Containment: unknown
- Personnel: 65
- Structures Destroyed: 0
Golf, off Soda Bay Road and Golf Drive, northwest of Clearlake in Lake County.
August 10, 2019 at 11:53 AM
The road closures on Soda Bay Road in Buckingham for the Golf Fire Incident will be removed and open to through traffic on Saturday, 08/10, at 1200 pm. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind motorist, pedestrians and residents in the area to remain vigilant of emergency personnel and equipment that may still be working in the area.
August 10, 2019 at 11:25 AM
Crews continue to construct control line and extinguish hot spots within the fire area. Good progress continued through the night with higher humidities and lower temperatures. Overnight winds tested the control lines with no extension outside the perimeter. Soda Bay Rd. from Golf Dr to Crystal Dr. remains closed.
August 9, 2019 at 8:30 PM
Crews made good progress through the day with higher humidities and lower temperatures. Advancing and strengthening containment lines will continue throughout the night. With accurate mapping during daylight hours, combined with dense canopy and heavy timber yielded a reduction in acreage.
August 9, 2019 at 8:09 AM
Latest CAL FIRE update puts the fire at 33 acres and 30% contained.
Crews made good progress through the night despite the steep terrain, heavy timber and thick brush. Advancing and strengthening containment lines continues throughout the day. Anticipating to re-energize power after PG&E inspects the lines.
Repopulation of Riviera West and evacuation advisory of Riviera Heights will happen late afternoon, Soda Bay Road closure will be reevaluated this afternoon.
August 8, 2019 at 6:25 PM
Crews and aircraft are working the terrain driven fire in thick brush and mixed hardwoods. 40 structures remain threatened.
The Evacuation Center is located at Kelseyville High School on Main St. Kelseyville.
Soda Bay Rd. from Golf Dr to Crystal Dr. is closed to traffic.
August 8, 2019 at 5:30 PM
The main fire is holding at 15 acres. The spot fire below Riviera West is at 3 acres.
August 8, 2019 at 4:01 PM
August 8, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Golf Fire off Soda Bay Road and Golf Drive, northwest of Clearlake in Lake County is 10 acres.