This page was last updated on September 17, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. EDT.

The August Complex, formerly known as the BTG Complex fires, is currently impacting Mendocino, Humboldt, Del Norte, and Trinity Counties. As of September 17, at least 1,871 personnel are currently onsite battling the blaze. The complex is officially the largest wildfire in California history. To date, at least 22 structures have been damaged or destroyed. The August Complex began as the BTG Complex Fires in Butte, Tehama, and Glenn counties, California on August 17 from lightning strikes, damaging or destroying at least 1,630 structures and is responsible for at least one death and one injury. Several evacuation orders and transport disruptions are ongoing.


Intelligence Alerts:

October 2, 2020 at 3:57 p.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Emergency crews continue to respond to several large wildfires burning across California, US, as of Sept. 17. Evacuations ongoing.

September 17, 2020 at 2:16 p.m. EDT | Warning AlertEmergency crews continue to respond to several large wildfires burning across California, US, as of Sept. 17. Evacuations ongoing.

September 14, 2020 at 3:01 p.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Emergency crews continue to respond to several large wildfires burning across Calif., US, as of Sept. 14. Evacuations ongoing.

September 6, 2020 at 11:35 p.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Emergency crews continue to respond to BTG Lightning Complex fires in Butte, Tehama, and Glenn counties, Calif., US, Sept. 6.

September 6, 2020 at 9:46 a.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Emergency crews continue to respond to BTG Lightning Complex fires in Butte, Tehama, and Glenn counties, Calif., US, Sept. 6.

September 2, 2020 at 11:54 a.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Emergency crews continue to respond to BTG Lightning Complex fires in Butte, Tehama, and Glenn counties, Calif., US, Sept. 2.

August 29, 2020 at 12:29 a.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Emergency crews continue to respond to BTG Lightning Complex fires in Butte, Tehama, Glenn counties, Calif., US, late Aug. 28.

August 28, 2020 at 4:33 a.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Emergency crews continue to respond to BTG Lightning Complex fires in Butte, Tehama, Glenn counties, Calif., US, early Aug. 28. 

August 24, 2020 at 1:51 p.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Emergency crews continue to respond to expanding BTG Lightning Complex fires in Butte, Tehama, Glenn counties, Calif., US, early Aug. 24. 


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