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Amy Travis, Deputy Director OES                                                                  Date: 8-27-18


Evacuation Orders Lifted in Glenn County

Glenn County – Glenn County is lifting the Mandatory Evacuation Orders for all areas east of the Mendocino National Forest boundary that were in place as a result of the Mendocino Complex fires. This includes all areas from the National Forest boundary east to County Road 306, north to County Road 308 and south to the Glenn-Colusa county line. Residents in the area may return to their homes. Also the community of Elk Creek is no longer under an Advisory Evacuation Notice.

Mandatory Evacuation Order and the Forest Closure remain in place for the Mendocino National Forest in south-western Glenn County. The area includes from the 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. The roads remain closed from the Forest boundary heading west including Forest Road 20N07 Road at forest boundary, Forest Road 18N38 Road at the forest boundary, and Black Diamond Road at the Forest Boundary

For more information, contact the Glenn County Sheriff’s Office at 934-6441, visit our website: and select Sheriff, or access us on Facebook at or Twitter @GlennCountyOES