Hayfork lodge serves as a area for firefighters to rest

HAYFORK, Calif. – Men and women are nonetheless on edge as firefighters are doing the job to contain the Monument Hearth.

Jim Pochnichuk, the operator of Timberjack Lodge stated the previous couple of days in Hayfork have been extremely annoying.


“I’ve owned it for 8 several years and I’ve hardly ever experienced to inquire the visitors to depart since of a condition like this,” Pochnichuk explained. “We’ve hardly ever essentially experienced to observe by means of.”

Pochnichuk stated obtaining a hotel in Hayfork is not easy, even for firefighters. But he’s undertaking what he can to enable out.

“It’s the only motel in the spot so we certainly hope it is does not burn up,” Pochnichuk stated. “But if we can be listed here and b harmless, we can accommodate men and women that are doing the job on the fire. We are going to proceed to do that in this article.”

Pochnichuk explained he has a program in place to help firefighters battling the Monument Hearth.

“We’ve also been double shifting in the rooms,” explained Pochnichuk. “In other text, firefighters will come in and snooze more than the night but there is a different firefighter who coming off obligation and will occupy the room and get some relaxation. So we have two attendees utilizing the area.”

Pochnichuk stated the lodge will be open up for firefighter personnel and hopes to open up it for the community when it is secure.