Moose, Mendocino County

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  • Incident Name: Moose, Mendocino County
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: MEU
  • Size (acres): 225
  • Percent Contained: 95%
  • Estimate of Containment: August 18, 2019
  • Personnel: 43
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Moose, Moose Rd, 5 miles northwest of Hopland, Mendocino County.

August 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Suppression repair work is underway. Fire personnel will continue to patrol and mop up.

August 14, 2019 at 7:27 AM

All Evacuation orders have been lifted. Structures in the area remain threatened. Crew continue to mop up and strengthen control lines.

August 13, 2019 at 6:55 PM

MEU photo by Peter Armstrong

Fire resources continue to make steady progress, adding depth to the containment lines and extinguishing interior hot spots.

August 13, 2019 at 5:13 PM

There are no longer any EVACUATION WARNINGS or EVACUATION ORDERS in place, per Mendocino Sheriff’s Office.

August 13, 2019 at 10:43 AM

Evacuation orders for the Moose Fire have been downgraded to an evacuation warning.

August 13, 2019 at 9:23 AM

Fire resources were at scene overnight and will remain at scene today to strengthen containment lines. Firefighting efforts are challenged by limited access and heavy vegetation in steep terrain. 10 structures remain threatened.

August 13, 2019 at 7:40 AM

The Moose Fire is currently burning south east from Moose Road in an area known as McNab Ranch, north of Hopland. The fire is burning in brush and grass oak woodland in steep terrain. Structures are threatened. There are approximately 300 firefighters at the Incident with additional personnel and equipment arriving throughout the night.

Evacuation orders: McNab Ranch Area, Valley View Road, Bus McGall Road, Moose Road. Evacuation warning: McNab Ranch Area, North end of Feliz Creek Road, Feliz Creek Drive. Road Closures: Bus Mcgall Road at Valley View Road