Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:
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
2 CHP OFFICERS DIE IN CRASH NEAR FRESNO
Two California Highway Patrol officers were killed in a crash early this morning. It happened around 6 am on Highway 99 near Kingsburg south of Fresno.
CHP said the officers, Brian Law and Juan Gonzalez were responding to an accident when they themselves were involved in a chain-reaction crash hitting a guard rail and flipping over. Both officers were wearing their seat belts but died from injuries.
Governor Brown issued a statement regarding the incident.
“ Anne and I extend our deepest condolences and sympathies to the families, friends and colleagues of officers Law and Gonzalez as they mourn the tragic loss of these dedicated public servants. We join all Californians in honoring these officers for their courage, commitment and service.”