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Additional Evacuation Warnings Issued for Areas Southeast of Highway 162

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The following is a press release issued jointly by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, CALFIRE and Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office:

The main areas affected by these evacuation warnings are circled in blue [Screenshot of Mendocino County’s Fire Evacuation Map

WHAT:  Mendocino County, additional Evacuation Warnings – areas south and east of Highway 162

WHEN:  Effective Immediately

WHERE:

Areas of Mendocino County –

 Evacuation Warnings:

• ZONE – AN – South of Highway 162 and the Eel River, west of Salt Creek, north of Brushy Creek and the Eel River, east of Highway 162.

• ZONE – AQ – North of the Eel River, south and east of Highway 162, west of Redwine Springs.

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 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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Picking Brains—Baring Bones—Playing it By Ear: I'm a reporter in Mendocino County and the Founder of MendoFever.

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