Ranch Fire (Mendocino Complex) Incident

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410,203 Acres


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Active for 160 days  

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4 Counties

Colusa, Mendocino, Glenn and Lake  

Last Updated10/24/22 10:23 AM
Date Started07/27/18 12:05 PM
Date Contained01/04/19 9:33AM
Location Informationoff Highway 20 near Potter Valley, northeast of Ukiah
Lat/Long[39.243283, -123.103367]
Administrative UnitUSFS Mendocino National Forest
ReportsClick here for prior status reports

Status Updates

The fire has transitioned to the USFS Mendocino National Forest. For future updates on this fire please visit Inciweb at: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6073/

Damages and Losses

Confirmed Damage to Property, Injuries, and Fatalities

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27 Structures Damaged

Residential, Commercial and Other

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246 Structures Destroyed

Residential, Commercial and Other

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3 Injuries

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Injuries

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1 Fatality

Confirmed Fire Personnel and Civilian Fatalities

Contact Information

Mendocino Complex Public Information Line
(707) 574-8261
Mendocino Complex Media Line
(707) 574-8476

Agency Information

USFS Mendocino National Forest
Potter Valley Fire, Redwood Valley Fire, Ukiah Fire, California Office of Emergency Services, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office, Colusa County Sheriff’s Office, Glenn County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, Pilsbury FPD, Australia and New Zealand Fire, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Department of Defense, US Fish and Wildlife, National Park Service, Hopland Fire, Lakeport Fire, PG&E, AT&T, California Conservation Corps, North Shore Fire, American Red Cross, Kelseyville Fire, California State Parks, Cal Water, Lake County Farm Bureau, Nevada Division of Forestry, Nevada Department of Corrections and additional agencies from throughout California and other States