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. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :
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:
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.:
Correctional Officer arrested for allegedly stabbing a person in the throat
CRESCENT CITY- An employee at Pelican Bay State Prison was arrested on Sunday for allegedly stabbing a person in the throat.
The stabbing happened around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday at Shooters Billiards and Darts in Crescent City. According to the Crescent City Police Department, the suspect is 30-year-old Matthew Honeycutt, a Correctional Officer at Pelican Bay. Police said that Honeycutt was approached by another male, when for reasons still under investigation the two began to argue. It was then that Honeycutt allegedly pulled out a knife and cut the other man in the throat.
Honeycutt was arrested and has since posted bail. He’s now facing charges for Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Attempted Murder.
As for the victim, he was taken to the hospital for life-threatening injuries.