Fire resources are strained this Sunday afternoon as seven fires burn in the Mendocino National Forest. The largest of the seven, the Doe Fire, is currently at 100 acres.
InciWeb describes the fire being “located approximately 35 miles northwest of Willows, CA in Glenn County. It started by lightning Sunday, Aug. 16 and is estimated at 100 acres. There are two airtankers, one air attack and one engine on the incident.”
The Mendocino National Forest Facebook Page released the following statement about their attempts to quell several fires in the park’s boundaries:
The Mendocino National Forest has identified and staffed lightning-caused seven fires from the thunderstorms Sunday morning. Some fires remain unstaffed as additional resources are ordered and mobilize. The largest is the Doe Fire, approximately 35 miles northwest of Willows on Doe Peak in Glenn County. It is estimated at 100 acres and has an engine, two airtankers and air attack assigned. The other fires range from 1/2 acre to 10 acres