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* Mandatory Evacuation Order for Mendocino County

August 22, 2012 10:37 AM

Effective Immediately Mandatory Evacuation Order

The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office has issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order for any and all residents of the following areas: Indian Dick Road (USFS Road M1), east of the Town of Covelo, all residents on Indian Dick Road from the intersection of Mendocino Pass Road (USFS Road FH7), north, to the Trinity County Line and East to the Tehama County Line.

This order includes all residences, all USFS campsites at Howard Lake Campground, Little Doe Campground and Hammerhorn Lake Campground and all USFS Wilderness Trailheads at Blands Cove, Hell Hole, Stick Lake, Foster Glade, Asa Bean, Rock Cabin, Georges Valley, Soldier Ridge, Smokehouse Ridge and Green Springs. Blands Cove Road, east of the Town of Covelo, from the start of the Traveler’s Home Wilderness Trail Head, north to the Trinity County Line. Road Closures, Blands Cove Road and Indian Dick Road (USFS Road M1) will be closed to all non-emergency traffic in the areas noted above. These road closures remain in effect until the mandatory evacuation order is rescinded.

Anyone displaced by this evacuation order can contact the American Red Cross for housing assistance at (707)463-0112 or (855)891-7325. Anyone having questions regarding this order can contact the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office at (707)463-6536.

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