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Mendocino County Evacuation Zones Continue to Expand Westward Toward Highway 162

The following is a press release issued jointly by Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office and Cal Fire Mendocino:

AUGUST COMPLEX – WEST ZONE
ADDITIONAL EVACUATION ORDERS FOR AREA SOUTHWEST OF EDEN VALLEY RANCH, MENDOCINO COUNTY

WHAT:  Mendocino County, additional Evacuation Orders – Southwest of Eden Valley Ranch

WHEN:  Effective Immediately

WHERE:

Areas of Mendocino County – 

Evacuation Orders:

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

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

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.

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

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

A photo from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office of the August Complex West burning West of Bennet Valley on Eden Valley Road, one ridge away from the fire.

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