Shasta-Trinity National Forest Fork Complex: A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 1pm at the Hayfork Community Church in Hayfork. A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 4pm in Hyampom, at the Volunteer Fire Department.:
Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:
Precautionary evacuations for the town of Blocksburg.:
Mandatory Evacuations for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the back side of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam: - Click for more Info
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:
For 24-hour Air Quality Information, call the NCUAQMD’s hotline toll-free at 1-866-BURN-DAY (1-866-287-6329), or visit the website at www.ncuaqmd.org.: - Click for more Info
1 dead, 1 injured in Fortuna shooting
From the Fortuna Police Department:
On Wednesday at about 6:00 AM, officers from the Fortuna Police Department responded to the 4500 block of Forest Hills Dr., for a report of a dispute with shots fired.
Upon arrival, officers located a 39 year-old female gunshot victim and a 47 year-old male with a gunshot wound to his head.
It was learned that the male and female have a child together and had a pre-scheduled custody exchange that may have been taking place at the time of the incident.
The female is in critical condition and in the process of being airlifted out of the area for further treatment.
The male suspect is deceased, believed to be from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
The child who was the subject of the custody exchange is unharmed and with family members.
This incident is still under investigation and names of the parties are not being released at this time