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
Driver Not Found in Fatal 101 Hit and Run
Investigators with the California Highway Patrol are looking for the driver in a fatal hit and run accident. The driver reportedly left the scene after allegedly hitting a pedestrian with their full sized truck on the Humboldt Hill Road on-ramp at 10 p.m. Sunday.
CHP Public Information Officer Matt Harvey said it is essential for the driver to come forward to piece together the details of the accident. "We need to know exactly what happened that night," said Harvey.
According to the CHP, the truck is described as a white, lifted, full-size truck with tool boxes on the side. The pedestrian's name has not been released yet but is known to be a 33 year old male from Eureka. He was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital and died as a result of his injuries.