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.:    

Blood bank needs your help

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It’s a busy time of the year. People are caught up in the holidays and the Northern  California Blood Bank wants to remind everyone this is the time of year when their donations go down.  There is a vital need to keep blood supplies up.  It takes about forty five minutes and there is a satisfaction that many donors say comes from giving.