Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :    
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    

BREAKING: Water rescue at Samoa Beach, one victim en route to hospital

SAMOA- The U.S. Coast Guard along with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office are on scene of a water rescue at Samoa Beach. According to law enforcement, just before 5 p.m. Thursday two men went swimming but one didn't return. The victim is on shore and is en route by ambulance to the hospital. We'll have updates as they become available.