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East Fire

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Mendocino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
825 N. Humboldt Ave.
Willows, CA 95988

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News Releases — East Fire

East Fire update Released: 7/5/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. July 5, 2019 - After several days of brushing trail and hauling supplies, a pack train and a California Conservation Corps (CCC) crew are in place at the East Fire basecamp on Buck...
East Fire update - 2 p.m. Released: 7/1/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. July 1, 2019 - WILLOWS, Calif. — Operations Monday on the East Fire in the Yolla Bolly Wilderness will focus on monitoring the fire in No Name drainage, repairing containment...
East Fire remains at 410 acres, low activity expected Released: 6/27/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. — June 27, 2019 — There is no new growth on the East Fire 23 miles northeast of Covelo in the Yolla Bolly Wilderness. Fire crews report creeping and smoldering activity with a...
East Fire reaches 410 acres, minimal growth Released: 6/25/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. — June 25, 2019 — Activity on the East Fire is expected to remain low while there is a cool weather system in place over northern California. On Monday, fire activity consisted...
Two fires, two different strategies Released: 6/24/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. — June 24, 2019 — Fire activity has slowed on the East Fire as it continues to spread south toward the Middle Eel River in the Yolla Bolly Wilderness. The fire is 405 acres and...
East Fire mapped at 378 acres Released: 6/23/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. — June 23, 2019 — Friday’s infrared flight mapped the East Fire in the Yolla Bolly Wilderness at 378 acres. The East Fire is five percent contained. The Haynes Fire is 99...
East Fire spreads at moderate pace, now at 325 acres Released: 6/22/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. — June 22, 2019 — Moderate north winds Friday night kept the East Fire fairly active until 2 a.m. The wildfire in the Yolla Bolly Wilderness has grown to 325 acres with zero...
East Fire reaches 200 acres in the wilderness Released: 6/21/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. — June 21, 2019 — The East Fire in the Yolla Bolly Wilderness is estimated at 200 acres with little growth reported Thursday. To the southeast, the Haynes Fire is estimated at 23...
East Fire grows to 190 acres in Yolla Bolly-Middle Eel Wilderness Released: 6/20/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. — June 20, 2019 — The East Fire started by lightning June 17 approximately 23 miles northeast of Covelo in the Yolla Bolly Wilderness on the Mendocino National Forest. The East...
Yolla Bolly Wilderness fire update - 10 am Released: 6/19/2019
WILLOWS, Calif. — June 19, 2019 — The East Fire located 43 miles west of Red Bluff in the Yolla Bolly Wilderness on the Mendocino National Forest is estimated at 125 acres. It was reported by...