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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EPD awarded mini grant to curb alcohol abuse and crime

EUREKA – The Eureka Police Department has received a substantial grant to help combat underage drinking.

The 11,200-dollar grant was made possible by the California Alcoholic Beverage Control or ABC. It’s part of a minor decoy shoulder tap program funded by the Office of Traffic Safety.

EPD is one of 23 cities or municipalities who received the mini grant. The goal of the program is to reduce alcohol consumption by minors as well as alcohol related crime through multi law enforcement and educational programs.