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Mendocino Complex

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

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Mendocino Complex Fire Information
Phone: 530-934-1137
Hours: M-F 8-5 pm

Lake County Evacuation Reduction August 23, 2018

Mendocino Complex Wildfire
Closures – 8/24/2018

MENDOCINO COMPLEX

MANDATORY EVACUATION AREA REDUCED IN PARTS OF LAKE COUNTY

MANDATORY EVACUTAION REDUCTION ADVISORY

AUGUST 23, 2018 12:00 P.M.

MANDATORY EVACUATION REDUCTION TO EVACUATION ADVISORY AUGUST 23, 2018 at 12:00 P.M. MANDATORY EVACUATION REDUCTION TO EVACUATION ADVISORY FOR AREAS SOUTH OF COUNTY ROAD 301C AND FOREST ROAD M10 WITHIN THE MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST AND LAKE COUNTY:

Includes all areas south of County Road 301C and Forest Road M10; east of the Mendocino National Forest western boundary; west of the Lake County line and north of the Mendocino National Forest most southern boundary.

All roads and areas within the boundary of the Mendocino National Forest remain closed to the general public as part of the current Ranch Fire Forest Closure Order No. 08-18-14. Landowners only will be allowed access to their property with proof of ownership. Landowners must obtain an access permit from the Mendocino National Forest, Upper Lake Ranger District, 10025 Elk Mountain Road, Upper Lake, CA 95485, phone: 707-275-2361 in order to legally enter the Ranch Fire Forest Closure Area and access their property

SAFETY MESSAGE – The public is reminded to stay vigilant on current fire conditions. Please continue to adhere to road closures. If you see electrical wires on the ground, stay clear and contact PG&E immediately. Trees and poles with deep charring, particularly if still smoking, should be considered hazardous. Please drive slowly and yield to emergency personnel in the area. As you re-enter your property and evaluate damage, be aware that hazardous conditions may exist, particularly if a residence or out-building has burned. Hazards may include asbestos, heavy metals, by-products of plastic combustion and various other chemicals. Proper protective equipment, including, masks, gloves and eye protection should be worn when encountering these hazards. Residents may experience very smoky conditions as the firefight continues. Smoky conditions can be unhealthful to many people especially children, the elderly, and anyone with respiratory problems. To learn more about wildfire preparedness visit: www.readyforwildfire.org Page

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