UPDATE, 3:50 p.m. — Forward progress of the fire has been stopped and the evacuation advisory has been lifted, but residents are urged to remain vigilant.
MENDOCINO Co., 9/3/18 — A wildfire has broken out in the vicinity of Kelsey Creek Dr., Wight Way and Carder Rd., south of Kelseyville. The fire is being called the Kelsey Incident, and an evacuation advisory is in effect for the area. Here are those details from a “Nixle” alert sent out by the Lake County Sheriff’s Department:
Advisory Evacuation for one mile out from the South of intersection of Kelsey Creek Drive and Wight Way. Please watch out for emergency vehicles in the area and drive safely.
According to CalFire the fire started at about 2:00 p.m. and by 3:00 p.m. it had reached roughly 20 acres. However, Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin explained in a video that the fire is likely to hold at about 50 acres. Air resources have already been recalled from the incident.
Here is a video from Lake County Sheriff Brian Martin, with more details: