Hopkins Fire Destroys Several Homes in Mendocino County

The Hopkins Fire destroyed several homes in the community of Calpella in Mendocino County, California, on September 12, after it ignited earlier that day.

The fire led to mandatory evacuation orders, where were later lowered to warnings, as fire crews began to contain the flames.

Video from an ALERTWildire camera in Redwood Valley, Mendocino County, shows smoke billowing from the fire on September 12.

The wildfire burned 275 acres and the perimeter was 10 percent contained by the end of the day, according to the latest information. Credit: ALERTWildfire via Storyful

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