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:    
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

Crescent City man drowns in Smith River

DEL NORTE COUNTY- The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office says 38-year-old Daniel Gomez of Crescent City drowned in the Smith River Tuesday afternoon, near Ruby Van Deventer County Park on North Bank Road. Authorities say early reports suggested Gomez drowned while attempting to help a juvenile in distress, but deputies say they have not confirmed exactly how the drowning occurred. 
 
The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office, search and rescue, Smith River Fire, and Fort Dick fire all responded to the incident. Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful.