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
Authorities investigating suspicious vehicle fire in Eureka
EUREKA- The Humboldt County Arson Task Force is investigating a suspicious vehicle fire in Eureka just after 3 a.m. on Monday morning.
Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a report of a structure fire on the 5000 block of Pine Crest Court.When they arrived, they found a vehicle engulfed in flames in a driveway. Firefighters put out the blaze in five minutes, which destroyed a Toyota Camry and caused minor damaged to two vehicles parked next to it. No one was injured. Fire officials determined the blaze was suspicious in nature and handed the investigation over to the task force.
"The passenger compartment was fully involved at that time. They don't normally start unassisted in a compartment like that. Normally, you don't see a fire start there. It'll quite often start in the engine compartment," said Humboldt Bay Fire Assistant Fire Chief Bill Gillespie.