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     - Click for more Info

Accident near Covelo sends two to the hospital

A crash in Covelo has sent two drivers to the hospital with major injuries. CHP reports Thursday afternoon, 22-year old Sophia Rabano of Covelo was driving her Honda Civic eastbound on Henderson Road. As she approached the intersection of Crawford Road, she allegedly drove through a stop sign. Her vehicle struck another vehicle driven by 71-year old Jon Miller of Freemont.  Miller’s Ford pickup was forced into a power poll. Rabano’s car reportedly continued through a fence and struck a tree. The Laytonville CHP is still investigating the accident.