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 evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:
EPD Awarded Two Traffic Grants
Eurkea Police Department received two grants from the California Office of Traffic safety. A $96,600 grant will go toward a year long program to prevent injuries and deaths on the road through increased enforcement and public awareness.
The grant will help the city's effort to improve traffic safety on Eureka streets. Eureka Police Department said the grant will assist in efforts to handle traffic collisions while reducing injuries and deaths from accidents.
A $19,800 grant will go toward the city's anti-DUI campaign. The grant will help to fund more DUI checkpoints and educate drivers about the dangers of driving while impaired.