The following is a Joint Press Release between the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office and CALFIRE:
AUGUST COMPLEX – WEST ZONE EVACUATION ORDER
ISSUED FOR AREA NORTH AND EAST OF ROUND VALLEY IN
WHAT: Mendocino County, Evacuation Order and Evacuation Warning
WHEN: Effective Immediately
WHERE: EVACUATION ORDER
Zone N: 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.
- FH7 (Mendocino Pass Road) and M1 (Indian Dick Road) at the Eel River.
- Highway 162 (Mendocino Pass Road) at Short Creek.
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: http://www.readyforwildfire.org