By Tuesday afternoon, the Mendocino Complex fire had grown to more than 74,000 acres and was 12% contained. Lake County Supervisors declared a local emergency and fire officials warned that they don't have enough resources to fight the fires, which have forced more than 15,000 residents from their homes. We get the latest news on the Mendocino Complex fires and hear how residents are faring as the fourth wildfire hits the region in as many years.
Mendocino Complex Fire Facing Resources Shortage
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Firefighters watch a back burn during the Mendocino Complex fire in Upper Lake, California on July 31, 2018. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Adrian Fernandez Baumann, managing editor, The Mendocino Voice
Senator Mike McGuire, California State Senator for District 2