Deadly Mendocino Complex Captures More Land Growing Over 9,000 Acres Yesterday

Members of the Little Tujunga Hotshots refill a drip torch during burning operations along the fireline between Mid Mountain Road and the Eel River west of Lake Pillsbury on Monday night, August 13.

The massive and now deadly Mendocino Complex refuses to be controlled and took new land–over 18,000 9000 acres since yesterday to command a total of 363,925. Containment dropped to 64% today from 68% yesterday and there were new mandatory evacuations in Glenn County. The Northern California Geographic Center reports, “Damage assessments have found 145 residences, 118 minor structures, and 1 multiple

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