Monday, October 2, 2023

Structure Fire East of Mendocino—Resident Being Treated for Burns


[Stock photo by Matt LaFever]

Firefighters, law enforcement, and medical personnel are currently on the scene of a structure fire located inland from the coastal town of Mendocino.

The Incident Commander said firefighters extricated a burn patient from the residence. The 52-year-old male resident reportedly was in the house between 5 to 10 minutes before being extricated

The structure is reportedly located on the 8000 block of Outlaw Springs Road. All indications from radio traffic indicate crews are gaining control of the fire.

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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I like to think of myself as a reporter for the Average Joe. Journalism has become a craft defined largely by city dwellers on America's coasts. It’s time to take it back. I have been an Emerald Triangle resident since 2006 and this is year ten in Mendocino County. Please, email me at matthewplafever@gmail.com if you know a story that needs to be told.

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