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August Complex

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contacts

North Zone August Complex
Email: 2020.elkhorn@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-628-0039
Hours: Daily 8am to 8pm

South Zone August Complex
Email: 2020.augustcomplex.south@firenet.gov
Phone: 530-640-1168
Hours: Daily 8am to 5pm

Combined Forest Closures and Fire Restrictions Information

August Complex Wildfire
Closures – 9/19/2020

Many Forest Closures and Fire Restrictions Remain in Effect

On the Mendocino National Forest, Forest Order No. 08-20-12 for the August Complex fire area remains in effect.  Many portions of the Mendocino National Forest are closed to public entry.  Access to the closure area for purposes of hunting and recreation is prohibited.

For private property land owners within the boundary of the Mendocino National Forest who access their property via a National Forest Road, a permit for entry is required and issued from the US Forest Service.  Contact the Mendocino National Forest at 530-934-3316 for more information.

For specific information for the Mendocino National Forest please visit: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/mendocino/alerts-notices

The Six Rivers National Forest remains fully closed through September 24, 2020 when a re-evaluation of the closure will take place.

For specific information for the Six Rivers National Forest please visit:  https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/srnf/alerts-notices   

The Shasta-Trinity National Forest has Forest Closures in effect in fire areas, but has opened access outside fire closures – these open areas may prohibit dispersed camping and overnight use.

For specific information for the Shasta-Trinity National Forest please visit:  https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/stnf/alerts-notices 

Fire Restrictions remain in place prohibiting the use of gas stoves, campfires, and all ignition methods that use a flame of any sort. It is critical that all National forest visitors follow these important closures and fire restrictions for their own safety and the safety of our firefighters.

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