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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

News Releases — August Complex

North Zone Fire Update 10.22.2020 Released: 10/22/2020
Fire Size (All Zones): 1,032,157   Containment: 91%  RED FLAG FIRE WEATHER WARNING - Today will be sunny and warmer, with high temperatures ranging from 82 to 92 degrees across the fire area....
North Zone Fire Update 10.21.2020 Released: 10/21/2020
Weather:  A fire weather watch will go into effect this evening and extend through Friday morning, October 23. A fire weather watch is one level below a warning. The conditions contributing to this...
Northeast and Northwest Zone Fire Update 10.20.2020 Released: 10/20/2020
Northwest Zone – Yesterday, resources working on the last remaining uncontained fire line near Bradburn Creek and the Coffee Pot area benefited from higher humidity levels and calm winds. These...
FINAL August Complex South Zone Update 10.20.20 Released: 10/20/2020
Update: August Complex (South Zone)   Start Date: August 17, 2020      Cause: LightningSize: 1,032,264 acres (All Zones) Containment: 91% (All Zones) Personnel: 1,931 (All Zones)WILLOWS, Calif....
Northeast and Northwest Zones Fire Update, August Complex 10.19.2020 Released: 10/19/2020
Weather: Weather today will be similar as yesterday with seasonably warm temperatures ranging from the upper 70’s to lower 90’s over the entire fire area. Humidity levels, especially on the west...
August Complex South Zone Update 10.19.20 Released: 10/19/2020
Update: August Complex (South Zone) Start Date: August 17, 2020Cause: LightningSize: 1,032,264 acres (All Zones) Containment: 88% (All Zones) Personnel: 2,320 (All Zones)WILLOWS, Calif. – October...
August Complex South Zone Update 10.18.20 Released: 10/18/2020
Update: August Complex (South Zone)   Start Date: August 17, 2020Cause: LightningSize: 1,032,264 acres (All Zones) Containment: 86% (All Zones) Personnel: 2,508 (All Zones)WILLOWS, Calif. –...
Northeast and Northwest Zones Fire Update, August Complex 10.18.2020 Released: 10/18/2020
Start Date: 8/17/2020                                   Location: Shasta-Trinity NF; Six Rivers NF; Mendocino NF               Cause: Lightning ...
August Complex South Zone Update 10.17.20 Released: 10/17/2020
Update: August Complex (South Zone)   Start Date: August 17, 2020      Cause: LightningSize: 1,032,209 acres (All Zones) Containment: 80% (All Zones) Personnel: 2574 (All Zones)WILLOWS, Calif....
Northeast and Northwest Zones Fire Update, August Complex 10.17.2020 Released: 10/17/2020
Weather: No Red Flag Warning for today.  Over the fire area, sunny skies have allowed the temperature to climb into the upper 70s to upper 80s with some 90-degree readings at the lowest...