Wildfire Incident Report

Prepared: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:39:56 AM PDT

Fire, Weather & Avalanche Center
La Grande, OR, USA
Incident #:2020-NWCG-7028 FWAC Incident ID:139774
Incident Name:CZU August Lightning Complex Fire
Last Updated:Monday, September 28, 2020 4:05 PM PDT
(1 month ago)
Fire Reported:Saturday, August 15, 2020 9:00 PM PDT
(2 months ago)
State:California Incident Type:Wildfire
Location:1.7 miles S of La Honda, CA

Current Weather

Fire Growth Potential

Incident Overview

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is a Cooperating Agency on the CZU August Lightning Complex, and BLM-managed public lands within the Central Coast Field Office jurisdiction have been impacted. The CAL FIRE San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit is managing the CZU August Lightning Complex, which includes the 5-14, 5-15, 5-18, Waddell, Warrenella, and additional smaller fires in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties.

Latest Information: For the latest information, please visit https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents/2020/8/17/czu-august-lightning-complex/ or follow CAL FIRE San Mateo-Santa Cruz Unit on Twitter at https://twitter.com/CALFIRECZU.
BLM Social Media:
Backburning operations (Steve Watkins/BLM): https://www.facebook.com/blmcalifornia/posts/3523185551039427 and (Steve Watkins/Mike Chiodini/BLM): https://www.facebook.com/blmcalifornia/posts/3523163877708261.
Air tanker drop (Mike Chiodini/BLM): https://www.facebook.com/blmcalifornia/posts/3522838677740781. 
Smoke column (Mike Chiodini/BLM): https://www.facebook.com/blmcalifornia/posts/3520115691346413. 
Fire Restrictions: Any open flame is prohibited on all public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management in California: https://www.blm.gov/press-release/bureau-land-management-increases-fire-restrictions-throughout-california. The Central California District, which includes public lands managed by the Central Coast Field Office, has temporarily suspended all target shooting: https://www.blm.gov/press-release/blm-temporarily-suspends-target-shooting-central-california-due-wildland-fire-danger. An interactive map and listing of fire restrictions throughout BLM California is available at https://go.usa.gov/xmUEG.
To learn how you can do your part to prevent wildland fires visit www.readyforwildfire.org.

Fire Terminology: See https://www.fs.fed.us/nwacfire/home/terminology.html. 

Incident TypeWildfireCoordinates37.262, -122.223
Incident ContactInformation/Media Line
Phone: (831) 335-6717
Fire Unit InformationCentral California District
Bureau of Land Management
5152 Hillsdale Circle
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762

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