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Evacuation Warning Upgraded to Orders Approximately 12 Miles Northeast of Covelo

The following is a Joint Press Release between the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office and CALFIRE:

AUGUST COMPLEX – WEST ZONE EVACUATION ORDER FOR LOWER INDIAN DICK ROAD AND BAUER SUBDIVISION IN MENDOCINO COUNTY

WHAT:     Mendocino County – Evacuation Order for Zone E.1

WHEN:     Effective Immediately

WHERE:ORDER Area of Mendocino County:

Zone E.1: North of Mendocino Pass Road (FH7), east of the Middle Fork of the Eel River, south of Bar Creek, west of Nebo Rock (to include Bauer Subdivision).

ROAD CLOSURES:

FH7 (Mendocino Pass Road) and M1 (Indian Dick Road) at Eel River

NOTES:

The public is reminded to stay vigilant on current fire conditions. Please continue to adhere to road closures and any Evacuation Warnings and Evacuation Orders. Please remember to drive slowly and yield to emergency personnel in the area. There may still be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue their suppression operations.

The Mendocino National Forest will remain closed, for updated forest closures, visit:http://www.fs.usda.gov/mendocino

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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