A wildfire has ignited on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 today. It is named the Baseball Fire and its Incident Number is #MNF-144 M0GP.
It is located off of Atchison Creek in the Covelo Ranger District on the Glenn – Mendocinco County line. It is burning in the Mendocino National Forest, about 15 miles southeast of Covelo near the Achison campground.
The fire has burned 68 acres grass, brush and timber. It is now 40% contained.
The cause has been officially released from Fire Investigators to have ignited from a previous burn pile from a Prescribed Fire project that ended in January 2020.
There are approximately 75 personnel assigned including crews, engines, a water tender and a helicopter.
There have been no structures or properties that have been damaged or destroyed.
There are currently no evacuations that are taking place at the time of this posting.
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