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

18th Anniversary of Amber Alert

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The nation observed an anniversary today. It wasn’t an anniversary of joy from say fifty years of marriage or twenty five years on the job. It was for the creation of the Amber Alert.

The California Highway Patrol joined law enforcement agencies around the country in observing National Amber Alert Awareness Day, which coincides with the anniversary of the child abduction that led to the creation of the system.

Dallas-Fort Worth area law enforcement and media representatives were moved to create the system in 1996 after the kidnapping and slaying of 9-year-old Amber Hagerman. Monday was the 18th anniversary of the child's abduction. The Amber Alert program has helped recover 679 abducted children since it’s inception.