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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, August Complex Fire Update, September 20, 2020 Released: 9/20/2020
(Redding, CA) – An additional four Type 2 Initial Attack Hand Crews have been routed to the North Zone August Complex for four days to assist in building dozer line ahead of the fire, south of...
North Zone, August Complex Fire Closure Expanded Sept. 19, 2020 Released: 9/20/2020
REDDING, Calif. — Shasta-Trinity National Forest officials have issued a Forest Closure Order for the area of the August Complex – North Zone Fire burning on the South Fork Management Unit. The...
South Zone, August Complex Fire Update for Sept. 20, 2020 Released: 9/20/2020
Fire Update: August Complex (South Zone) Date Started: August 17, 2020, Cause: LightningAcres Burned: 836,871 (All Zones), Containment: 34%, Expected Containment: November 15Structures Threatened:...
North Zone, August Complex Fire Update, September 19, 2020 Released: 9/19/2020
August Complex North Zone Fire UpdateSeptember 19, 2020Incident Commander: Norm McDonald                                                                         ...
South Zone, August Complex Fire Update, September 19, 2020 Released: 9/19/2020
Date Started: August 17, 2020   Acres Burned: 832,891 (All Zones)             Containment: 31% Cause: Lightning                       Structures Threatened: 1,595...
North Zone, August Complex Fire Update, September 18, 2020 Released: 9/18/2020
Current Situation (August Complex-North Zone):   A cold front moving onshore will bring higher humidity, more cloud cover and isolated showers to the area.  Priorities remain on structure defense,...
South Zone Fire Update, August Complex, September 18, 2020 Released: 9/18/2020
Date Started: August 17, 2020   Acres Burned: 824,118 (All Zones)             Containment: 30% Cause: Lightning                       Structures Threatened: 1,595...
North Zone Fire Update, August Complex, September 17, 2020 Released: 9/17/2020
 Current Situation (August Complex-North Zone):   A cold front will move through the area bringing a slight chance of light showers this evening and tomorrow.  Priorities remain on structure...
South Zone Fire Update, August Complex, September 17, 2020 Released: 9/17/2020
Date Started: August 17, 2020           Acres Burned: 839,175 (All Zones)             Containment: 30% Cause:...
North Zone Fire Update, August Complex, September 16, 2020 Released: 9/16/2020
Current Situation (August Complex-North Zone):  Dry weather continues to aid active fire behavior.  Priorities remain on structure protection, indirect line construction (away from the fire’s...