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:    
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Fatality on Hwy 199

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A crash in Del Norte County has led to a fatality. California Highway Patrol says a Dodge Ram pickup towing a 25 foot trailer southbound on Hwy 199 lost control and went over an embankment late this afternoon. A male and female were in the truck at the time. The female passenger was pinned inside the cab for some time before rescue personnel could free her. She succumbed to her injuries on the way to the hospital. The male driver was taken to Sutter Coast Hospital for treatment. Stay tuned to News Channel 3 for more details on this accident tomorrow at our 5 PM broadcast.