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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

Northeast and Northwest Zones Fire Update, August Complex 10.16.2020 Released: 10/16/2020
Weather: A Red Flag Weather Warning for the August Complex continues today with gusty NE winds to 25 mph, relative humidity in the low teens and very low overnight humidity recovery this morning. ...
August Complex South Zone Update 10.16.20 Released: 10/16/2020
 Update: August Complex (South Zone)   Start Date: August 17, 2020      Cause: LightningSize: 1,030,182 acres (All Zones) Containment: 78% (All Zones) Personnel: 3,130 (All Zones)WILLOWS,...
Northeast and Northwest Zone Fire Update, August Complex for 10.15.2020 Released: 10/15/2020
Weather: A Red Flag Weather Warning for the August Complex continues today, and the strongest winds are expected to occur over the fire this afternoon and evening. Gusty NE winds to 30 mph,...
August Complex South Zone Update 10.15.2020 Released: 10/15/2020
 Update: August Complex (South Zone)   Start Date: August 17, 2020 Cause: LightningSize: 1,029,605 acres (All Zones) Containment: 77% (All Zones) Personnel: 3,871 (All Zones)WILLOWS, Calif. –...
Northeast and Northwest Zones Fire Update, August Complex for 10.14.2020 Released: 10/14/2020
USDA Forest Service and CAL FIRE are engaged in a coordinated response to manage and suppress multiple fires that have burned together and are collectively known as the August Complex. The Complex is...
August Complex South Zone Update for 10.14.2020 Released: 10/14/2020
Update: August Complex (South Zone)Start Date: August 17, 2020 Cause: LightningSize: 1,029,110 acres (All Zones) Containment: 77% (All Zones) Personnel: 4,254 (All Zones)WILLOWS, Calif. –...
West Zone Fire Update, August Complex, 10.13.20 PM Released: 10/13/2020
CAL FIRE’s unified team and the U.S. Forest Service are engaged in a coordinated and collaborative response to take suppressive action on the August Complex, which has been reconfigured into four...
West Zone Fire Update, August Complex, 10.13.2020 Released: 10/13/2020
CAL FIRE’s unified team and the U.S. Forest Service are engaged in a coordinated and collaborative response to take suppressive action on the August Complex, which has been reconfigured into four...
Northeast and Northwest Zones Update, August Complex, 10.13 Released: 10/13/2020
   August Complex Fire Update  Northwest and Northeast Zones October 13, 2020   Northeast Zone Incident Commander: Tony DeMasters Northwest Zone Incident Commander: Evans...
August Complex South Zone Update for 10.13.2020 Released: 10/13/2020
Update: August Complex (South Zone)   Start Date: August 17, 2020      Cause: LightningSize: 1,029,037 acres (All Zones) Containment: 76% (All Zones) Personnel: 4,437 (All Zones)WILLOWS,...