Mendocino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
825 N. Humboldt Ave.
Willows, CA 95988
WILLOWS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2020 – The Baseball wildfire on the Covelo Ranger District of the Mendocino National Forest has grown to approximately 60 acres and is five percent contained. It has been determined that the fire started from previous pile burning on the Baseball prescribed fire project. The Baseball Fire is located approximately 15 miles southeast of Covelo near Atchison campground.
About 55 personnel are assigned to the incident including one crew, three engines, one water tender and a helicopter. An additional crew has been ordered. Conditions reported at the fire are light wind, 70 degrees and a low to moderate rate of spread.
There are no immediate threats to property or structures. More information will be provided as it becomes available.