The following is a Nixle Alert Issued by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:
Mandatory Evacuation Order for area of Covelo, Mendocino Pass Road, East of Williams Creek. Evacuation area is referenced as Zone N and defined as the following:
North of the Middle Fork of the Eel River including the Eel River Ranger Station and Black Butte Store, West and South of the National Forest Boundary, East of Williams Creek.
Leave now. Use safest evacuation routes possible. Monitor media and Nixle. Do not call 9 1 1 for information. Call 9 1 1 for life-threatening emergency only. Use safest evacuation route possible.
Remember, two evacuation shelters have been established in Covelo:
- Covelo High School for people (76280 High School Street)
- Covelo Rodeo Grounds for small/large animals and livestock on South Airport Road
Those needing assistance with their animals specific to Covelo can call 707-272-2299 and ask for Sarah. MendoFever just spoke with Sarah who is ready and willing to assist with any animal needs.