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Mill Fire Still Ablaze in Mendocino National Forest, California, USA

39.3N 122.5W

July 15th, 2012 Category: Fires

USA – July 13th, 2012

The Mill Fire, located 10 miles west of Stonyford, in the Mendocino National Forest, is now 20% contained, although it has burned 27,122 acres. The fire is burning in timber (litter and understory) and heavy mixed brush. Although it has a high potential for growth, firefighters hope to contain the blaze by Friday.

Some residences in Fouts Springs, Board Camp Spring, Stonyford and Century Ranch are threatened. Smoke generation from the firing operation expected to switch directions to the South moving into the Sacramento Valley.

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