SIT REP 4 | OCTOBER 9, 2020
Location | The AUGUST COMPLEX is comprised of several fires in this very large Complex. Fires are burning about 14 miles northwest of Elk Creek in Mendocino, Humboldt, Trinity, Tehama, Glenn, Lake and Coulsa Counties in California.
Fire fuels include timber, chaparral and tall grass.
Date/Time | These fires started on August 16, 2020 around 2037 hours PT.
Cause | Lightning.
Overall Size Up | Active fire behavior with single-tree torching, backing and flanking. There has been 884,139 acres and 65% containment status. N
Staffing | There are about 2,326 total personnel assigned with 50 crews, 150 engines and 24 helicopters.
Damage Assessment | There has been 871 structures lost with $92,200,200.00 cost-to-date fire suppression and containment expenses.
(c) 2020 NW Fire Blog – Updated 10/9/2020 – Updated 1130 PT