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:
CALFIRE hires more firefighters in preparation for upcoming fire season
FORTUNA- Ten firefighters will join the Humboldt CALFIRE unit along with two additional fire engines. The fire agency is increasing staffing statewide to prepare for the upcoming fire season.
The drought and unseasonably dry weather conditions prompted the agency to increase staffing to the units across the state. Local fire crews have been responding to small fires and escaped control burns.