Last modified on Sep 14, 2012

Scotts Fire

Scotts Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: September 14, 2012 6:45 pm   FINAL
Date/Time Started: September 7, 2012 1:10 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit 
County: Lake County  
Location: west of Scott Valley Rd, on Cow Mountain, east of Ukiah  
Acres Burned - Containment: 4,618 acres  
Estimated - Containment: 4,618 acres - 100% contained  
Injuries: 5  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: CAL FIRE, Mendocino, Lake and Sonoma County fire agencies, BLM, Mendocino and Lake County Sherriff Offices, Air National Guard, Red Cross.  
Total Fire Personnel: 504 fire personnel  
Total Fire Engines: 30 engines  
Total Fire crews: 15 fire crews  
Total Dozers: 1 bulldozer  
Total Water Tenders: 8 water tenders  
Conditions: The Scotts fire is 100% contained. Fire containment lines have been constructed and strengthened around the entire perimeter of the fire. Smoke may continue to be visible within the fire perimeter as mop-up efforts continue. Local fire crews will continue to patrol and monitor the fire area. Fire suppression repair operations are on-going. Hot and dry weather conditions are expected to continue throughout the remainder of this fire season. Fire officials urge the public to be cautious with outdoor activities and the use of power equipment which could spark a fire. For more information on how to be fire safe visit

The BLM will continue to maintain road and recreation area restrictions for some time. Mendo Rock Road Access to North Cow Mountain Road is still closed at Mill Creek. The Cow Mountain Recreation Area has been closed at both the Scotts Creek and Mill Creek entrances. Glen Eden and Valley View Trails are closed. For specific information regarding the Cow Mountain Recreation Area contact the BLM at (707) 468-4000.  

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