Evacuation Order for Southwestern Glenn County due to Mendocino Fire Complex
Public Information Officer Contact: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Amy Travis, Deputy Director OES Date: 8-14-18
Evacuation Notice Southwestern Glenn County
Glenn County – Evacuation notice has been upgraded to Mandatory Evacuation Order for the Pleasant Valley area of the Mendocino National Forest land located in the southwestern Glenn County. The area included in this order is the Mendocino National Forest boundary west to the Lake County line, south to the Colusa County line and north to Forest Road 20N07 also known as County Road 308. Residents in this area should evacuate due to threat from Mendocino Complex Fire. Visitors, hunters, and campers should not access the affected area of the Mendocino National Forest until this Order has been lifted and the area is deemed safe.
The following roads are closed as a result of this order:
- Forest Road 20N07 Road at forest boundary
- Forest Road 18N38 Road at the forest boundary
- Black Diamond Road at the Forest Boundary
Areas east of the Mendocino National Forest boundary to County Road 306 and north to County Road 308, including the town of Elk Creek, remain in Advisory Evacuation Notice. Residents in this area should be prepared to evacuate at a moment’s notice should the threat from wildfire increase and the notice be upgraded.
If you are a resident in the mandatory evacuation order area and need assistance with temporary shelter, please contact the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office dispatch at 530-934-6431. Please be prepared to provide proof of residency in the affected area for shelter assistance.
For more information, contact the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office at 934-6441, visit our website: www.countyofglenn.net and select Sheriff, or access us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/glenncountysheriff or Twitter @GlennCountyOES