About 2 p.m. today, the Hopkins Fire began in Calpella north of Ukiah in Mendocino County. (See earlier story here)
The fire has burned at least 10 structures on East Side Calpella Road, according Matt LaFever who is on the scene. He’ll soon be doing a live feed with shots of the devastation and we’ll update with that feed.
UPDATE 4:16 p.m.: Map from MendoReady. Click the link for the latest information. The evacuation zones are changing.
UPDATE 4:29 p.m.: Matt LaFever walking through the burned neighborhoods here.
UPDATE 4:38 p.m.: Cal Fire reports #HopkinsFire off Hopkins St and North State St. near Capella in Mendocino County is 300 acres.
UPDATE 4:45 p.m.: Matt LaFever live
UPDATE 4:47 p.m.: Info we’ve been given on Evacuating animals “We are setting up to take evacuated animals from the Hopkins Fire. Small animals will go to the shelter here at 298 Plant Rd. Large animals that need a place to go should call Sarah at 707-272-2299 or the animal shelter at 707-463-4427. We will have staff on site and ready to intake animals by 5pm tonight.”
UPDATE 5:19 p.m. Below is the latest map from MendoReady. Click the link for the latest information. The evacuation zones are changing.