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:
Fatal motorcycle accident in Southern Humboldt
Honeydew - A man has lost his life after crashing a motorcycle on Mattole Road in southern Humboldt.
California Highway Patrol reports that Saturday night, a 42-year-old Rio Dell resident was traveling west on Mattole Road near the Honeydew CalFire station when for unknown reasons he lost control and went off the roadway. The driver was ejected and sustained fatal injuries. The collision is under investigation by the CHP.
It is unknown if alcohol or drugs were a factor in this accident.