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Calfire reported this morning the Redwood Fire is 32,100 acres and 5% contained. Challenges facing firefighters include steep inaccessible terrain and northwest winds. Thousands of people have been evacuated throughout the incident.

 

Shelters in Mendocino County are at half capacity and can accept more people.  They are located at: 

Ukiah High School, Willits High School, and the Hopland Band of Pomo Indians Gymnasium. 

 

All Mendocino County Offices Are Open, according to County CEO Carmel Angelo. At a press conference in Ukiah Thursday, October 12, Angelo also said that due to the air quality in the region due to the fires, the County has 500 air pollution masks to distribute to the public starting at 3:30 today at Frank Zeek elementary school in Ukiah (1060 N Bush St; Ukiah. Another mask distrbution will take place in Willits Friday morning at 9:30 at the Willits library.  

The NCO Volunteer Network Volunteer Reception Center is now open at 413 N. State Street in Ukiah. We will be open daily from 9 am to 6 pm as long as Redwood Complex fire is in need of volunteers. We operate as the official volunteer coordination agency in partnership with the Office of Emergency Services. Volunteers are asked to report to the center with photo identification.

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