A lightning sparked wildfire in Mendicino County lead to new evacuation orders Tuesday.
Cal Fire said the fire, which Cal Fire has named the Pass Fire, is only 10-percent contained as of Tuesday afternoon and has spread to some 6,500 acres. They say 732 men and women are working on the fire line.
The fire was sparked early Saturday morning by lightning in the Williams Valley 10 miles northeast of Covelo.
Cal Fire said it is actively burning in heavy timber and moving northeast into the Yolla Bolly Middle Eel Wilderness.
That is a sparsely populated area, but there were some homes in the area.
The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office issued a Mandatory Evacuation Order for any and all residents of the following areas:
Anyone displaced by this evacuation order can contact the American Red Cross for housing assistance at (707)463-0112 or (855)891-7325. Anyone having questions regarding this order can contact the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office at (707)463-6536.