After the Hopkins Fire tore through an estimated 275 acres of wildland and burned down approximately 20 homes today, repopulation efforts have begun allowing residents to return to their homes.
Tonight and tomorrow, as the repopulations announcements are released by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, we will update this article with the latest areas allowed to return to their homes.
The following Nixle Alert was published by MCSO at approximately 9:00 p.m.:
REPOPULATION INFORMATION FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS; LAKE MENDOCINO DR FROM EAST SIDE CALPELLA NORTH TO MILANI DR HAVE BEEN REDUCED TO AN EVACUATION WARNING FROM EVACUATION ORDER, THIS INCLUDES THE OAKIE FLATS AREA. RESIDENTS IN LISTED AREA ARE FREE TO RETURN HOME WHILE MAINTAINING SITUATIONAL AWARENESS AND KEEP A LOOK OUT FOR GROUND PERSONNEL IN THE AREA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REFER TO MENDOREADY.ORG