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Evacuation warnings have been issued today for areas of Southern Humboldt County impacted by the August Complex Fire.
CURRENT EVACUATION INFORMATION
An EVACUATION WARNING has been extended to include all communities east of Alderpoint Road, spanning south from Showers Pass Road to Harris Road, and all communities east of Harris Road spanning south from Alderpoint Road to Pipe Creek due to rapidly evolving wildfire conditions related to the August Complex North Zone. An evacuation order is anticipated for tomorrow dependent on overnight fire activity. PREPARE NOW for potential evacuations. Please do not call 9-1-1 for wildfire information.
An EVACUATION WARNING has been issued for the following communities: Areas east of Bell Springs Road to the Trinity County border and south of Pipe Creek to the Mendocino County border due to rapidly evolving wildfire conditions related to the August Complex West Zone.
An evacuation warning means that there is potential threat to life and property and prepares people for a potential Evacuation Order. Residents should prepare for potential evacuations, including personal supplies and overnight accommodations.
A map of evacuation warning zones is available at humboldtgov.org/evacmap or humboldtsheriff.org.
RESOURCES FOR THE COMMUNITY
The American Red Cross-Gold Country Region is available to assist fire evacuees with sheltering resources. Evacuees in need of these resources should call 530-276-8034.
County residents are encouraged to sign up for Humboldt Alert at humboldtgov.org/alerts.
American Red Cross Virtual Temporary Evacuation Point: 530-276-8034
August Complex West Zone Fire Information Line (Cal Fire): 707-355-4926
August Complex North Zone Fire Information Line (USFS): 530-628-0039
For more information regarding the August Complex Fire’s current impact on Humboldt County and current evacuation areas, please go to humboldtsheriff.org, or visit @HumCoOES on Facebook and Twitter.