259 Homes Destroyed and 800 Structures Threatened in Mendocino and Lake County Fires Combined
Major fire burned along Road J in Mendocino County on Oct 9. [Photo by Michael Godinez]
The wildland fires burning across the lower part of the Emerald Counties have now been combined by Cal Fire into one unit. The Redwood, Potter Valley, and Sulfur Fires are now called the Mendocino/Lake Complex. Cal Fire now lists 250 homes destroyed, 90 other structures destroyed, and 800 structures threatened by the fires in this unit.
There is a combined total of 28,500 acres burning.
Gusty winds are expected for tomorrow which will make for tough conditions.
Below is Cal Fire’s factsheet on this complex.
Mendocino_Lake Complex Update PM (1)