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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

Glenn Co. Sheriff Evacuations Released: 8/20/2020
  PRESS RELEASE GLENN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE     RICHARD L. WARREN,...
August Complex Released: 8/20/2020
The August Complex is comprised of 35 fires that were started by lightning across the Mendocino National Forest. The Complex grew to 116,372 acres last night. Firefighters were facing light...
August Complex Update Released: 8/20/2020
The August Complex is comprised of 35 fires that were started by lightning across the Mendocino National Forest. The Complex grew to 65,030 acres during the dayshift Wednesday due to hot and...
Forest Highway 7 (FH7) closed at County Rd. 306 Released: 8/19/2020
 ALERT: Due to fire activity on the Doe Fire, Forest Highway 7 (FH7) is closed to uphill traffic at County Road
August Complex Update - 9:30 am Released: 8/18/2020
 WILLOWS, Calif. — Aug. 18, 2020 — The August Complex is comprised of at least 20 fires, ranging in size from one-tenth acre to 1,400 acres, scattered across the Mendocino National Forest. The...
Lightning Fires Update - 8 pm Released: 8/17/2020
 WILLOWS, Calif. — Aug. 17, 2020 — The lightning fires that started Sunday, Aug. 16 on the Mendocino National Forest will be managed under one organization and will now be called the August...
Lightning Fires AM Update - 11 a.m. Released: 8/17/2020
 WILLOWS, Calif. — Aug. 17, 2020 — A combination of hard work and excellent coordination has enabled fire crews to get the upper hand on several lightning-caused fires on the Mendocino National...
Lightning Fires Update - 6 pm Released: 8/16/2020
 WILLOWS, Calif. – Aug. 16, 2020 – Lightning sparked multiple new fires on the Mendocino National Forest after early morning thunderstorms moved across the area Sunday, Aug. 16. Fire managers...