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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

West Zone Fire Update, August Complex, 10.6.2020 Released: 10/6/2020
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...
Virtual Public Meeting TONIGHT, October 6 Released: 10/5/2020
The two Incident Command Teams on the August Complex North Zone Fire will host a Virtual Community Meeting TONIGHT, October 6th at 7:30 PM, live on the Shasta-Trinity, Six Rivers and Mendocino...
August Complex South Zone Update for 10.5.20 Released: 10/5/2020
Fire Update: August Complex (South Zone) Size: 1,002,087 acres     Containment: 54%     Personnel: 2,327     Start Date: August 17, 2020Cause: Lightning      Structures Threatened:...
Northern Central Valley Smoke Outlook 10.5.20 Released: 10/5/2020
Fire The August Complex continues to actively burn across the western half of the fire. Fire crews will conduct burnout operations as needed to meet incident objectives. Expect smoke to once again...
August Complex Northwest and Northeast Zones Update 10.05 Released: 10/5/2020
   August Complex Fire Update Northwest and Northeast Zones October 5, 2020 Northeast Zone Incident Commander: Norm McDonald Northwest Zone Incident Commander: Rob Allen  Start...
West Zone Fire Update, August Complex, 10.5.2020 Released: 10/5/2020
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...
North Central Valley Smoke Outlook for 10.4.20 Released: 10/4/2020
Fire The August Complex continues to actively burn across the western half of the fire. When the fire receives clear air like yesterday, fire activity picks up. This increases smoke production with...
August Complex South Zone Update 10.4.20 Released: 10/4/2020
Fire Update: August Complex (South Zone)...
August Complex North Zone Update 10.04 Released: 10/4/2020
   August Complex Fire Update October 4, 2020 Northeast Zone Incident Commander: Norm McDonald Northwest Zone Incident Commander: Rob Allen  Start...
West Zone Fire Update, August Complex, 10.4.2020 Released: 10/4/2020
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 split into three zones...