Latest update on the August Complex Fire from Cal Fire
Current Fire Information
According to Cal Fire, “Five of the largest wildfires in California history have occurred this year. As we move further into the fall season we recognize that we still have the potential to experience more large and damaging wildfires so we remain prepared.”
Cal Fire offers a comparison of area sizes to help illustrate the size of some of our largest fires.
View of the Glass Fire, September 30, 2020.
High winds and dry conditions bring a danger of rapidly moving fires.
With many people in Covelo and beyond anxiously watching how this weekend’s weather will affect the hard-fought containment of the nearby August Complex fire, Lt. Shannon Barney of the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office said there are many other things that are actually under human control that could create a new devastating fire.