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:    
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31 arrests made in holiday anti DUI campaign

NORTH COAST- The Avoid the 8 DUI Task Force is seeing a significant amount of DUI arrest this holiday season.

31 arrests have been made since the holiday crackdown began December 12. During the same time period last year 69 arrests were made.

Over the next couple of days extra saturation patrols will be deployed across Humboldt County. Another maximum enforcement period will take place New Years Eve and New Years Day.