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LNU Lightning Complex: Some areas of Colusa County under evacuation orders

CAL FIRE is working the LNU Lightning Complex Fires stretching across several counties.

Posted: Aug 20, 2020 12:40 PM
Updated: Aug 29, 2020 7:40 PM

CALIFORNIA - The LNU Lightning Complex fires have burned 373,920 acres and are 55% contained as of 7:33 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2020.

256 structures have been damaged and 978 structures have been destroyed, according to CAL FIRE.

"Extreme fire behavior with short and long-range spotting are continuing to challenge firefighting efforts," said Cal Fire. "Fires continue to make runs in multiple directions and impacting multiple communities."

Currently, there are evacuations in Napa, Lake, Solano, Yolo, Colusa and Sonoma counties as nearly 600 personnel battle the flames.

Travis Air Force Base has also issued mandatory evacuations for "non-mission essential personnel and their family members."


FIRE BREAKDOWN

  • Napa County:
    • Hennessey Fire (merged fires - Gamble, Green, Markley, Spanish Fire, Morgan Fire): 316,207 acres, 54% contained
  • Sonoma County:
    • Walbridge Fire: 55,353 acres, 49% contained
    • Meyers Fire: 2,360 acres, 99% contained

COLUSA COUNTY EVACUATIONS

The Colusa County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services has been notified by CalFire Operations that some residents in the southwestern part of the county may become vulnerable to the effects of the LNU Lightning Complex fires.

  • ORDERS:
  • Zone C1: All areas and residents West SR-16, South of SR-20, East of the Colusa/Lake County Line.
    Zone C2: All areas and residents North of the Colusa/Yolo County Line, East of SR-16, West of Sand Creek/Green Road, and South of the dead-end of Spring Valley Road.
  • WARNINGS:
  • Zone C3: All areas and residents South of Walnut Drive, West of Spring Valley Road/Walters Creek/Corinthia-Vineyard Road, East of SR-20, and North of the intersection of SR-20/SR-16, extending East to the dead end of Spring Valley Road.
    Zone C4: All areas and residents South of Brim Road/Old Leesville Grade/Leesville Road, East of the Colusa/Lake County Line, West and North of SR-20.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 799516

Reported Deaths: 15393
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Los Angeles2644146455
Riverside578831179
San Bernardino53359918
Orange526221182
San Diego45596773
Kern31712360
Fresno28019362
Sacramento21872399
Alameda20951397
Santa Clara20756304
San Joaquin20126437
Stanislaus16436345
Contra Costa16238204
Tulare15829259
Ventura12591146
Imperial11741317
San Francisco1094699
San Mateo9714144
Monterey970170
Santa Barbara8973113
Merced8828140
Kings756977
Sonoma7262120
Marin6641114
Solano627863
Madera445865
Placer353544
San Luis Obispo347929
Butte279043
Yolo278255
Santa Cruz22949
Sutter168911
Napa165313
San Benito132111
Yuba11367
El Dorado10884
Mendocino89418
Shasta75916
Lassen7360
Glenn5713
Tehama5334
Lake53011
Nevada5286
Colusa5246
Humboldt4967
Calaveras31414
Amador29616
Tuolumne2274
Inyo18715
Mono1652
Siskiyou1630
Del Norte1381
Mariposa752
Plumas500
Modoc250
Trinity150
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