|Mill Fire - Perimeters, Location, Hot Spot Map|
Estimated Containment Date Friday July 20th, 2012 approx. 12:00 AM
Residences Threatened by area: Fouts Springs: 25; Board Camp Spring: 18; Stony Ford: 60; Century Ranch: 300
Name: Mill Fire
Incident Type Wildfire
County: Colusa County
Location: 10 miles west of Stonyford, Mendocino National Forest
Administrative Unit: Mendoncino National Forest / CAL FIRE
Incident Commander Joe Molhoek
As of 7/11/2012 CAL FIRE has entered into Unified Command with the Forest Service.
Date Started: July 7, 2012 3:00 pm
Fuels Involved: The fire is burning in timber (litter and understory) and heavy mixed brush.
Fire Behavior: The main fire continued to back downhill toward indirect control lines.
Significant Events: Firing operations will continue on the southeast flank of the fire working toward completing containment lines. Crews completed indirect line prep; a hose lay supported by pumps is in place to assist with critical holding points along a razor back ridge top. Aircraft were used to check main fires advance and prep ridges with water drops. The north flank of the fire has been mopped up a minimum of 300 feet and continue to be patrolled and secured by resources. Completed firing operations from last night's operations are in the process of being mopped up and secured.
Growth Potential : Mill Fire has high potential for growth.
Terrain Difficulty: The difficulty of the terrain is high.