October 9, 2020 – The California wildfire season continues to impact both communities and visitors who are advised to check the day-to-day updates affecting travel and lodging. Currently, Mendocino County is experiencing one active fire which is situated in the inland area of Mendocino National Forest. Tourism operations along the Pacific Coast (Hwy 1), Highway 101, and Highway 128 remain unaffected.
August Complex Fire: Based east of Highway 101 in the Mendocino National Forest, The August Complex Fire started August 17, 2020 and is currently at 65 percent containment. Located in the rugged wilderness area spanning five counties (Mendocino, Humboldt, Trinity, Tehama, Glenn, Lake, & Colusa), the August Complex Fire has caused evacuations in three rural zones. No tourism facilities have been affected to date.
For immediate updates: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6983
Key links for additional information:
Cal Fire: https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents
Air Quality Control: https://www.co.mendocino.ca.us/aqmd/advisories.html