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.:     - Click for more Info

Child struck and killed by vehicle in Myers Flat

MYERS FLAT- In southern Humboldt a child was struck and killed Thursday after a pick-up truck backed into her. According to the CHP it happened on the 300 block of Myers Avenue in Myers Flat. Officers said Steven Tilsner, 50 of Myers Flat was backing out his driveway and didn’t see his two-year-old daughter walking behind the vehicle until she was hit.
 
A friend then signaled Tilsner to stop his vehicle. The child was transported to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Officers do not believe alcohol was involved.