[UPDATE: Fire Contained] Vegetation Fire Burning at Cloverdale’s River Park

The flames from the Cooley Fire [This image is a screenshot of a video taken by Angela Cordova, a Cloverdale resident]

Scanner traffic beginning at approximately 9:27 p.m. indicated a fire was burning somewhere near the intersection of Highway 101 and 128 in Cloverdale south of the Mendocino/Sonoma County Line.

An Incident Commander reported the fire is approximately 1/2 acre in fact burning near the center of the River Park. The fire is burning a mix of grass and heavy scrub brush and growing at a moderate rate of spread.

A dispatcher at 9:51 p.m. characterized the incident as multiple fires burning within the River Park area.

UPDATE 10:18 p.m. The Cooley fire is reportedly contained and personnel will be in the area for the next two hours for mop-up.

Please remember that this story is unfolding. Information is being reported as we gather it. However, some of the information coming from witnesses and initial official reports could be wrong. We will do our best to get the facts but, in the case that something is inaccurate, we will update with correct information as soon as we can.

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