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:    
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CALFIRE hires more firefighters in preparation for upcoming fire season

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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.