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. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :    
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:    
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.:    

Arcata Fire honors their own

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ARCATA- Four firefighters were honored by their colleges at the 75th Awards Dinner for the Arcata Fire District. The men where honored for Rookie of the Year, Career Firefighter of the Year, Volunteer of the Year, and Fire Officer of the Year.

The event is held annually and the winners are chosen by winners from the previous year and the Fire Chief.

The men where honored in front of their colleges and families on Saturday night.

The recipients are as follows: 

Neal Narayan,  Rookie of the Year

Scott Gordinier, Career Employee of the Year 

Assistant Chief Justin McDonald,  Fire Officer of the Year

Captain Alan Davis, Volunteer of the Year