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CZU August Lightning Complex

Unit Information

Central California District
Bureau of Land Management
5152 Hillsdale Circle
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

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View of the sky over the community of Davenport during the CZU Lighting Complex Fire (Aug. 20, 2020. Photo courtesy Mike Chiodini/BLM)Image options: [ Full Size ]

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is a Cooperating Agency on the CZU August Lightning Complex, and BLM-managed public lands within the Central Coast Field Office jurisdiction have been impacted. The CAL FIRE San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit is managing the CZU August Lightning Complex, which includes the 5-14, 5-15, 5-18, Waddell, Warrenella, and additional smaller fires in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties.

Latest Information: For the latest information, please visit https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/8/17/czu-august-lightning-complex/ or follow CAL FIRE San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit on Twitter at https://twitter.com/CALFIRECZU.
 
BLM Social Media:
 
 
Backburning operations (Steve Watkins/BLM): https://www.facebook.com/blmcalifornia/posts/3523185551039427 and (Steve Watkins/Mike Chiodini/BLM): https://www.facebook.com/blmcalifornia/posts/3523163877708261.
 
Air tanker drop (Mike Chiodini/BLM): https://www.facebook.com/blmcalifornia/posts/3522838677740781
 
Smoke column (Mike Chiodini/BLM): https://www.facebook.com/blmcalifornia/posts/3520115691346413
 
Fire Restrictions: Any open flame is prohibited on all public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management in California: https://www.blm.gov/press-release/bureau-land-management-increases-fire-restrictions-throughout-california. The Central California District, which includes public lands managed by the Central Coast Field Office, has temporarily suspended all target shooting: https://www.blm.gov/press-release/blm-temporarily-suspends-target-shooting-central-california-due-wildland-fire-danger. An interactive map and listing of fire restrictions throughout BLM California is available at https://go.usa.gov/xmUEG.
 
To learn how you can do your part to prevent wildland fires visit www.readyforwildfire.org.
 

Fire Terminology: See https://www.fs.fed.us/nwacfire/home/terminology.html

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Coordinates37.262 latitude, -122.223 longitude

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