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Mendocino County Sheriff Issues New Evacuation Orders East of Laytonville

The following is information published by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:

Mendocino County Evacuation Map 9.13 8 p.m
The Mendocino County Evacuation Map 9.13 8 p.m. shows new evacuation areas next to Humboldt and Trinity County. Red is an evacuation Order (must leave). Yellow is a warning (prepare to leave if ordered to do so).

#AUGUSTCOMPLEXWESTZONE ADDITIONAL EVACUATION ORDERS AND EVACUATION WARNINGS FOR THE EDEN VALLEY AREA, BENNETT VALLEY, AND THE WEST FACE OF SANHEDRIN MOUNTAIN, MENDOCINO COUNTY

WHAT: Mendocino County, additional Evacuation Orders and Evacuation Warnings

WHEN: Effective Immediately

WHERE:Areas of Mendocino County,

Evacuation Order:

• ZONE- H- West of National Forest boundary, north of Thomas Creek and the Eel River, and east of Twin Bridges Creek, south of Bald Mountain

• ZONE- I- West of Elk Creek south of Deep Hole Creek, north of the National Forest Boundary

• ZONE- W- West of the Eel River, north of Deep Hole Creek, east of Eden Valley, including the entire valley floor, south of Eden CreekAreas of Mendocino County,

Evacuation Warning:

• South of the Middle Fork of the Eel River, west of Eden Creek, north of Salt Flat and east of Salt Creek, ZONE- AB

• East of Brushy Mountain, south of the fire road on Salt Flat, west of Eden Valley and north of Bald Mountain, ZONE- AC

• South and west of the Eel River, north of Foster Mountain Road, east of the ridge west of Willits Road, ZONE- AD

• North of Twin Bridges Creek, east of the Eel River, south of Brushy Creek and west of Brushy Mountain, ZONE- AE

ROAD CLOSURES:

• Private driveway near Williams Creek is closed to north bound traffic

• Bell Springs closed to north bound traffic at Lundblade Ranch Road• Mina Road is closed to north bound traffic at the bridge over the North Fork of the Eel River

• Mendocino Pass Road closed to east bound traffic just east of the Williams Creek Bridge

• Hearst Willits Road at the bridge, closed to east bound traffic

NOTES: To support fire control operations and fire activity, the Mendocino County Sheriff in conjunction with the Unified Command Team for the August Complex -West Zone, has ordered an additional Evacuation Order and Evacuation Warning.

View the most current evacuation map at: https://tinyurl.com/MendoEvac

For more information about wildfire preparedness visit: www.readyforwildfire.org###

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