#OakFire Incident Update: approx 25 acres, structures threatened, evacuations in progress - fire resources are at scene and actively battling this fire - additional aircraft has been requested.
(CAL FIRE Mendocino)
WILLITS, Calif. (KGO) -- An active fire burning in Mendocino County is prompting evacuation orders in the Willits area Monday afternoon.
Mendocino Sheriff's officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order for the following areas in Willits: Big John Road, Sky View Road, First Gate Road and Schow Road to Ryan Creek Road.
Evacuations have also been ordered for the following areas in Covelo: South of Boardman Ridge/Anthony Peak, East of Nebo rock, North of McCoy Ridge and West of the Glenn County/Tehama County line with Mendocino County.
Sheriff's officials say the fire is moving north and advise residents to take a safe route out of the area.
The Oak Fire is not known to be related with the lightning complex fires burning in the Bay Area.