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Mendocino Complex

Unit Information

Mendocino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
825 N. Humboldt Ave.
Willows, CA 95988

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WILLOWS, Calif. — The management of the complex was turned back to the Mendocino National Forest on Monday, Sept. 24 with Jason Kraling as the Incident Commander.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseCause Under Investigation By Cal Fire
Date of OriginFriday July 27th, 2018 approx. 07:00 PM
LocationRanch: Northeast of Ukiah, California, River: Northeast of Hopland, California
Incident CommanderGrindstone District
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates39.24 latitude, -123.11 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel100
Size459,123 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Timber (Grass and Understory)

Chaparral (6 feet)

Tall Grass (2.5 feet)


Planned Actions

Complete suppression repair


The Ranch Fire area remains closed to the public. Forest Order No. 08-18-16