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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

State Route 36 August Complex Update

August Complex Wildfire
Announcements – 10/17/2020

Eastbound and westbound traffic are currently being escorted through the State Route 36 closure from the August Complex at 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. daily. Eastbound and westbound traffic must be in line at these times to pass through the area. Closure points are currently for westbound traffic at the junction with State Route 3 and for eastbound traffic at South Fork Mountain Summit in Trinity County. This schedule is subject to change at any time.
Caltrans District 2 and contractor J.F. Shea Co. Inc. have begun installing metal beam guardrail and removing over 2,000 hazard trees along the State Route 36 corridor. This work may not be complete until the end of November. Many agencies continue to work in the closure area.
More single time openings are currently anticipated in the area upcoming. Motorists are asked to travel in the area only if necessary and through-traffic should consider alternate routes at this time.Please contact the Caltrans Public Information Office at 530-225-3426 or D2PIO@dot.ca.gov with questions.