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Turnout Fire in Mendocino County 100% contained

A wildfire burned 200 acres in Mendocino County.

Posted: Apr 19, 2021 2:20 PM
Updated: Apr 28, 2021 10:43 PM

Update 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Apr. 24, 2021 - Firefighters have full containment of the Turnout Fire on Saturday, Apr. 24, 2021. They expect to be aided by the cooler weather and scattered showers.

No structures were damaged or destroyed and there have been no injuries. The fire burned vegetation southwest of Ukiah and northeast of Boonville at Milepost 12 on Highway 253.

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MENDOCINO COUNTY, Calif. – A wildfire has burned 200 acres in Mendocino County.

CAL FIRE said it is called the Turnout Fire. It broke out just before 6 p.m. Sunday near Highway 253 and Boonville Road. That is about halfway between Ukiah and Boonville.

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The fire is currently 25% contained with 127 firefighters working on full control. Firefighters are challenged by steep, rugged terrain with difficult access, CAL FIRE said.

No structures are threatened.

CAL FIRE Butte County Unit said they have their strike team 9211c en route to the fire.

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As expected, the northern California Red Flag Warning was cancelled a few hours early since the wind has weakened quickly compared to recent days. Our weather is still hot and very dry, so please continue to be cautious.
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