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DTSC starts first phase of environmental remediation of homes burnt in Hopkins Fire

A Cal Fire air tanker is used to make drops on the Hopkins fie=re in Calpella, Sunday, Sept. 12, 2012 in Mendocino County. (Kent Porter / The Press Democrat) 2021

Mendocino Voice

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) began Phase 1 of their cleanup operation today at the site of September’s 257-acre Hopkins Fire, where a cluster of homes burned on the banks of the Russian River near Lake Mendocino in Calpella.