New Growth in August Complex

New growth in the August Complex yesterday brought new evacuation warnings in Mendocino County south and east of highway 162. The total acreage for the August Complex has reached 794,801 acres. The focus of yesterday’s firefighting efforts in the South Zone, affecting Lake County, is in the Lake Pillsbury Basin. In the West Zone of the complex, burning in Mendocino County, Cal Fire is focusing their efforts and resources on the western front of the fire, near Covelo and Willits.