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For fire info, call Shasta County Fire Department: 530-225-2510

Evacuation Areas Mandatory & Lifted:

Evacuation Centers (American Red Cross)

  • Shasta College (FILL TO CAPACITY) – 11555 Old Oregon Trail, Redding, CA 96003
  • Simpson University – 2211 College View Drive, Redding, CA 96003
  • Red Bluff Vineyard Church – 738 Walnut Street, Red Bluff, CA 96080
  • Hope Center – 1465 E. Cypress Ave., Redding, CA 96001
  • Cornerstone Fellowship Church – 2864 Silver Street, Anderson, CA 96007
  • Grace Baptist Church – 3782 Churn Creek Road / Redding, CA 96002
  • Rolling Hills Casino (& Livestock) – 2655 Everett Freeman Way, Corning, CA 96021
  • Weaverville Elementary School – 129 S. Main St., Weaverville, CA 96093
  • CrossPointe Church – 2960 Hartnell Ave., Redding, CA 96002
  • Tehama District Fairgrounds: all animals – 650 Antelope Blvd., Red Bluff, CA 96007
  • Foothill High School – 9733 Deschutes Road, Palo Cedro (opening soon)

The following locations are open for animals:

  • Redding Rodeo Grounds –  for large animals; 715 Auditorium Dr., Redding;  530-241-8559
  • Tehama District Fairgrounds – for all animals; 650 Antelope Blvd, Red Bluff; 530-527-5920
  • Rolling Hills Casino – for all animals; 2655 Freeman Way, Corning; 530-528-3500

Missing Persons:

Check the Red Cross Safe & Well website at:

*Please be advised that not everyone who has checked into a shelter has been registered due to the amount of people receiving services. The Red Cross is working to process evacuees as fast as they can.

If the Red Cross does not have a record of your loved one, you may call our missing person hotline at 530-225-4277. This is for the City of Redding and for unincorporated Shasta County.

Masks for bad air quality

Air quality outside is not so good. The following branches with the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency are offering free masks:

  • 2757 Churn Creek Rd., Redding, CA; 530-224-4200
  • 1220 Sacramento St., Redding, CA; 530-229-8441
  • 2889 East St., Anderson, CA; 530-229-8200

Multiple firefighters have lost their lives, thousands have been evacuated, and countless others have lost everything. As a union we’re coming together to help our brothers and sisters. You can help by making a donation of any amount through the link below.

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To download an application to see if you qualify for assistance due to the California fires or other natural disasters, please download the application below.

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Mendocino Complex, Ranch, and River Fire Resources

Evacuation Centers:

  • Mendocino College, Dance Room, 1000 Hensley Creek Road, Ukiah
  • Lower Lake High School, 9430 Lake St
  • Twin Pines Casino, 22223 Hwy 29, Middletown
  • Middletown High School, 20932 Big Canyon Rd, Middletown, CA 95461

CalFire’s (Complex) public info line: 707-574-8261


Sign-up to receive incident updates about Mendocino Complex Fires from Cal Fire:

Lake County Sheriff Dept: Emergency Operations Center: 707-263-3450

Mendo Lake Fire Relief: 707-489-3970, 8465 East Road, Redwood Valley, across from Redwood Valley Market. This is currently inaccessible to Lake County evacuees due to Hwy 20 closure.

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Lakeport Emergency Operations Center (EOC):  707-263-5683

Lake County Emergency Operations Center (EOC):  707-263-3450

Mandatory Evacuation Orders

Mendocino County:

  • 8000 block of River Road, South to the intersection of Highway 175 from the Russian River east to the Lake County Line, within the North South points. These evacuations also include all driveways and homes located between the North South points
  • Potter Valley Community; All areas north of Highway CA-20, east of the fire edge, to the Mendocino-Lake County Line, South of Burris Lane to MeWhinney Creek and east of East Side Potter Valley Road, to include feeder roads utilizing Burris Lane east to the Mendocino-Lake County Line.
  • Highway CA-20 area from one mile south of Highway CA-20, east of Potter Valley Road, south of MeWhinney Creek, and west of Mendocino-Lake County Line.
  • Pine Avenue area of Potter Valley north of Burris Lane, east of Eastside Potter Valley Road, south of 10511 Eastside Potter Valley Road, and west of the Lake-Mendocino County Line.
  • Midmountain Road area, north of 10551 Eastside Potter Valley Road, east of Eastside Potter Valley Road, south of 11385 Eastside Potter Valley Road, west of Mendocino-Lake County Line

Lake County:

  • Western Lake County
  • West of Lucerne at Bartlett Springs Road and Highway CA-20, south of the fire, east of the fire,
  • North of the Lake-Sonoma County Line to include the communities of Blue Lakes, Upper Lake, Nice, Lakeport, Witter Springs
  • Bachelor Valley, Scotts Valley, and Saratoga Springs.

An evacuation advisory/warning has been issued for the following areas:

Mendocino County:

  • North of 8000 block of River Road to Yokayo Ranch Road

Lake County:

Evacuation centers have been set up at the following locations:

  • Mendocino College’s Dance Room located at 1000 Hensley Creek Road in Ukiah
  • Lower Lake High School
  • Twin Pines Casino in Middletown.

Animal Shelters

  • Redwood Riders Arena, 8300 East Road, Redwood Valley is accepting horses
  • Animal Care, 298 Plant Road, Ukiah is accepting small animals
  • The J Arena, located at 4800 Burke Hill Road in Ukiah, accepted some animals briefly at the beginning of the fire Friday night but is no longer taking animals.
  • Those who wish to shelter large animals or horses can bring them to the Redwood Riders Arena at 8300 East Road. The Redwood Riders Arena is set up for a capacity of 42 horses, but can accommodate more if needed.
  • Smaller animals like dogs and cats can be taken to the Mendocino County Animal Control in Ukiah at 298 Plant Road. The Mendocino County Search and Rescue Team and Mendocino County Animal Control officers can help people with their animals.
  • Lake County Animal Care and Control is being used as a staging area, 4949 Helbush Drive next to the Lake County Jail.
  • Animal control phones are open until further notice at 707-263-0278.

North Coast Opportunities Wildfire Relief Fund for Lake and Mendocino Counties

If you have questions, please contact NCO at or (707) 467-3200, ext. 200. Our telephone is staffed during business hours (from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm) Monday through Friday. After hours calls will be returned within 24 hours during the work week (Monday-Friday).

If you are a current CalFresh recipient who has experienced food loss due to the Mendocino Complex Fires, the Lake County Department of Social Services (LCDSS) may be able to replace a portion of your CalFresh benefits. Households have 10 days from the date of the disaster that destroyed their food to request replacement. To request replacement benefits contact LCDSS:

  • toll free phone 1 (800) 628-5288
  •  Location: 15975 Anderson Ranch Parkway, Lower Lake, CA 95457
  • Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8 am – 5 pm

Contacting Loved Ones: The American Red Cross has created a tool to check in with your friends and family that may have been impacted by the fire. If you are in the area, you can let others know you are safe by checking in here. You can also use this website to look for loved ones. Safe & Well

Disaster Assistance
To register for voluntary disaster assistance with FEMA visit or call 1 (800) 621-FEMA. You will need your social security number, home address, telephone number, mailing address,  insurance information, description of damage, and bank account information.

 Property Taxes 
Fire victims are eligible for a program to temporarily reassess their property to reflect a lower value based on its damaged condition. To qualify, property owners must have experienced at least $10,000 in property damage and must file a claim with their county assessor within 12 months. Use this list of County Assessorsto file your information.

Wildfire victims can also apply for a property tax deferral of their next property tax payment without penalties or interest. To do this, owners must file a “property tax deferral claim” with their county assessor before the next property tax installment payment date. The Board of Equalization has put together a Disaster FAQ page for more information.

State & Federal Taxes
The Franchise Tax Board and Internal Revenue Service announced special tax relief for California taxpayers impacted by wildfires. Affected taxpayers are granted an extension to file 2016 California tax returns and may make payments until January 31, 2018. For more information about tax returns visit the FTB Disaster Relief WebpageFederal relief applies to various tax filing and payment deadlines that occurred beginning October 8, 2017. See more information from the IRS here. Wildfire victims may also receive free copies of state tax returns to replace lost or damaged ones using this form.

Home Insurance 
The California Department of Insurance has obtained agreements from several insurance companies handling wildfire damage claims to help victims begin their recovery more quickly.Call your insurance company or agent to inquire about your coverage and next steps.  If you were subject to a mandatory evacuation, you may be eligible for reimbursements for additional living expenses. Remember to watch out for scams seeking to take advantage of this disaster. For more details, visit the Insurance Commissioner’s Resources Page or call 800-927-HELP.

Mendocino College


Textbooks & School Supplies: We are continuing to work with the library and bookstore to make textbooks and other supplies available that may have been lost in the fires. Please contact Adan Chaidez directly to discuss the textbooks/supplies you lost during the fires. He can be reached at or 707.468.3119.

Food Pantry: Non-perishable food items are free of charge to any current student. Items are available at the Ukiah Campus (Student Center) and the North County Center (Willits). Available from 8 am – 5 pm.

Food Voucher: A limited number of food vouchers are available to students with an address in the areas impacted by the fires in our region (Potter Valley, Redwood Valley, Clearlake Oaks, Clearlake, and Geyserville). Identification must be presented when claiming the food voucher. Food vouchers may be used for the purchase of any food items at select grocery stores. Food vouchers are available at the Ukiah Campus (MacMillan Hall – Counseling Office) or at the North County Center (Willits). Available from 9 am – 5 pm.

Emergency Funds: Mendocino College faculty, staff and community members have made emergency funds available to students impacted by the evacuations. Please contact Vice President Ulises Velasco directly to discuss ways in which Mendocino College can help. He can be reached at or 707.467.1037.

Information Table: We have a table in front of Admissions & Records (Ukiah Campus – MacMillan Hall) providing students with information about available services. More information can be found in the Counseling Office, Room 1000.

American Red Cross Emergency App: Emergency is the one-download resource that puts vital information at your fingertips. This “all-inclusive” app combines more than 35 different severe weather and emergency alerts from natural to man-made, giving you real-time information to help keep you and your loved ones safe. Click Here

The Lake County Office of Emergency Services has a prerecorded information line set up at 707-263-2360, and will be posting the most up-to-date information on the Lake County OES Facebook page at Click Here and Twitter page at Click Here.

Residents will be notified of evacuations by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office through a variety of ways, including CityWatch 911 reverse telephonic messaging, personal door-to-door notification, and Nixle Alerts.

Residents can sign up for CityWatch at Click Here by choosing “Public Resources” and selecting “Emergency Notification’s” from the menu.

Sign up for Nixle Alerts from the Lake County CA Sheriff’s Department at Click Here or text your zip code to 888777 for mobile alerts.


If you witness any price gouging that is illegal! Please contact the District Attorney’s office wherever you are seeing price gouging. For Mendocino county: and for Lake County:

If you haven’t signed up for nixle alerts or alerts with Mendocino County you should here:

Lake County:

For additional information: (KZYX 91.5 also does great coverage) social media really helps as well (Twitter or Facebook) and to follow your local officials and newspapers:

  1. Senator Mike McGuire:
  2. Sheriff Allman (Mendocino Sheriff):
  3. Lake County Sherrif:
  4. Cal Fire Mendocino:
  5. Mendocino Voice:
  6. Lake County News:
  7. Lake County Record Bee:
  8. PG&E:


  • N-95 masks from the libraries at Ukiah, Willits, and Round Valley branches during their normal business hours.
  • 500 masks were delivered to Twin Pines Evacuation Center


Mail delivery has been halted in the evacuated areas of Lake County.  River Fire evacuees in Lakeport can pick up their mail at the Kelseyville Post Office (5500 Gaddy Lane).  Photo identification will be required.  Regular mail delivery will resume when evacuated areas become repopulated.


LAKE COUNTY PEOPLE LOCATOR UPDATE: Let folks know you are safe, even if you haven’t evacuated. The SAFE AND WELL locating service from the American Red Cross is now active. Click the link,  to list yourself as Safe. Use the Mendocino Complex Fire-July 2018 Disaster Event. Looking for someone? Use the same link and click on Search Registrants.



North Coast Opportunities:

What type of assistance is given?

Relief will be disbursed by committee determination and/or through our Disaster Case Managers. The amount of relief given is determined by the amount of donations earned. The amount of funds raised will determine the focus of disbursement, emergency needs and/or long-term needs. Those determined to have the greatest need will be given a higher priority in the process.

Who should I contact if I have questions?

If you have questions, please contact NCO at or (707) 467-3200, ext. 200. Our telephone is staffed during business hours (from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm) Monday through Friday. After hours calls will be returned within 24 hours during the work week (Monday-Friday).

How To Donate:

Donate to the NCO Fire Relief Fund and help those in need. 100% of the proceeds collected will be returned directly to the community. The amount of support we give is directly determined by the amount of funds donated.

Click HERE to donate to the Pawnee Fire. You may also mail or drop-off a donation at 413 N. State Street, Ukiah CA 95482. Please write Wildfire Relief Fund on your donation.



July 30th, 2018