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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

Wind tests containment lines on August Complex South Zone Released: 10/27/2020
WILLOWS, Calif. – Oct. 27, 2020 – Red flag conditions with strong wind gusts continued to test the containment lines on the August Complex South Zone Monday. At times, the northeast wind blew...
North Zone Fire Update, August Complex, 10.25.2020 Released: 10/25/2020
Today, warm and dry weather returns. Temperatures will reach 80 degrees, and relative humidity will drop to single digits. Winds will be variable, 6 to 12 mph with gusts to 30. At 11:00 am, a RED...
Another red flag day on the August Complex South Zone 10.25.2020 Released: 10/25/2020
WILLOWS, Calif. – Oct. 25, 2020 – There is another red flag warning for the August Complex starting at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Crews have been challenged by numerous red flag warning days since the...
North Zone Fire Update, August Complex, 10.24.2020 Released: 10/24/2020
#AugustComplexNEZone and #AugustComplexNWZone Update for Oct. 24, 2020   The #AugustComplex Fire is 1,032,497 acres, 93% contained   Today humid ocean air will push inland, bringing with its...
South Zone Fire Update, August Complex, 10.23.2020 Released: 10/23/2020
WILLOWS, Calif. – Oct. 23, 2020 – The Incident Management Organization responsible for the August Complex South Zone is established in Willits to continue work on the incident. The August...
August Complex North Zone Daily Update - October 23 Released: 10/23/2020
#AugustComplexNEZone and #AugustComplexNWZone Update for Oct. 23, 2020The #AugustComplex Fire is 1,032,264 acres, 91% contained.A RED FLAG FIRE WEATHER WARNING will remain in effect until 11 am...
South Zone Fire Update, August Complex, 10.22.2020 Released: 10/22/2020
WILLOWS, Calif. – Oct. 22, 2020 – The Southwest Area Incident Management Team transferred the management of the August Complex South Zone back to the Mendocino National Forest Thursday, Oct. 22....
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...