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Fire spread is expected to be minimal, however, Calfire says there is potential for the fire to spread. The interior continues to burn with some flames visible along highway 101. The blaze remains 45 percent contained and has burned 11,100 acres.

The following fires are burning in the east and could impact air quality in Eastern Humboldt

July Complex Fire

Near Sawyers Bar...

LEGGETT- The local Humboldt/Del Norte Chapter of the Red Cross has been helping evacuation efforts in Mendocino County while the Lodge Lightning Complex fire burns.

On Friday, local volunteers helped at the evacuation center in Leggett. On Wednesday, the team helped to close the shelter but remain on stand by. Barbara Caldwell, the Executive Director of the local chapter said shelter...

EUREKA- A crash on 4th and J streets in Eureka had traffic delayed Wednesday afternoon as crews worked to dislodge an overturned vehicle from the top of another.

The collision occurred just after 1:30 pm Wednesday. Officials with the Eureka Police Department say a red Chevy Blazer attempted to cross from the jail parking lot on 4th street to the Court House Market parking lot.


EUREKA- Three days after a deadly collision on Highway 36 Caltrans officials are speaking out about the safety of that roadway.

According to the California Highway Patrol, 40 percent of all fatal collisions in the county occurred on Highway 36. However, officials with Caltrans say the highway itself is not any more dangerous than other rural roads across the country.

“I think...

FORTUNA- A group of Fortuna children are helping kids thousands of miles away get ready for school.

The MultiGenerational Center held it’s monthly Project Kindness program Wednesday where local kids were able to take part in giving back to children abroad.

The kids were able to drop off school supplies that will go into a care package for students at La Casa de Los Niños school...

TRINIDAD- The next City Manager of Trinidad will begin on September 2nd.  On Wednesday, Dan Berman told News Channel 3 what his short and long-term goals are.

Thirty-nine-year-old Dan Berman was raised in Trinidad, and graduated from McKinleyville High School.  He has worked in coastal watershed management over the last 13 years, including serving as the Director of...

MCKINLEYVILLE- The project to make departing runways safer at San Francisco International Airport has finished a month ahead of schedule and aviation officials say this will benefit air-travelers on the North Coast.

Since construction began at SFO in May, ACV officials say that each day, about 50 percent of arrivals and departures have been delayed at Arcata/Eureka Airport.   Officials...

FERNDALE- Final preparations are being made for the 118th annual Humboldt County Fair in Ferndale, which is the biggest event in Humboldt County.

Rides, vendors, horse racing and a livestock auction will be some of the attractions at the fair, which organizers say takes an entire year to prepare for.  One of the new additions this year is the sea lion exhibit, where the...