Shasta-Trinity National Forest Fork Complex: A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 1pm at the Hayfork Community Church in Hayfork. A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 4pm in Hyampom, at the Volunteer Fire Department.:    
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:    
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

Ferndale man arrested after biting officer

FERNDALE - A Ferndale man is taken into custody after law enforcement serves a warrant and he allegedly bites one of the officers. Arrested Monday was William James Lorenzen.

Ferndale Police working with the Department of Fish and Wildlife served a felony warrant that included multiple offenses at the 100-block of Dhillon Road.  Officers say when they tried to arrest Lorenzen, he resisted by kicking, spitting and biting one of the officers. Eventually he was taken into custody and booked into the Humboldt County Jail. In addition to the warrant, Lorenzen was charged with violently resisting arrest and battery of police officers.