Fire Wreaks Havoc in Mendocino County

Oct 11, 2017

(Wines&Vines) - Winery and vineyard owners prepared for fires to flare up again today, as strong winds were expected to return to California’s North Coast region, which has been plagued by fires since late Sunday.

Mendocino County 

Cal Fire’s Mendocino Unit had achieved 5% containment for the 30,000-acre Redwood Complex fire as of 7:47 p.m. The fire already had claimed three lives and 250 single-family residences. The Mendocino Winegrowers trade organization confirmed today that Frey Vineyards, the largest operating U.S. organic and Biodynamic winery, was scorched by the blaze.

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