The Mendocino Complex fire is now at 290,000 acres. The Ranch fire is at 241,000 acres with 20 percent containment, while the Ranch fire has spread to just under 49 thousand acres with 78% containment. 75 homes have been destroyed as well as 68 other structures. Latest esitmates are that 11,300 structures are threatened. : The Ranch Fire remained active overnight expanding further north and east, continuing to challenge
fire crews due to limited access, heavy fuel loads, low fuel moisture, and high temperatures. Today
resources continue to be deployed to all areas of the Ranch Fire perimeter. On the River Fire they’ve
continued to increase containment and work towards tieing in the remaining containment lines to
Scotts Valley Road.
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Aug. 7, 2018 2:41 PM CST