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:    

Fire breaks out under Ryan's Slough Bridge in Eureka

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EUREKA- Fire Fighters were called to fight a fire right under the Ryan’s Slough Bridge next to Target.

Officials from Humboldt Bay Fire got the call just before 7:30 pm Thursday evening. Officials say the blaze had been started from a homeless encampment. Firefighters were able to put the fire out from atop the bridge. One man was taken to the hospital for injuries and authorities were seeking the whereabouts of another man who may have ran from the scene. Fire personnel used thermal imaging cameras to try and locate the man but found no one in the area.

Officials are hoping if there was another person burned from the fire, that they will come forward to get treatment. Untreated burns can quickly get infected and become much more serious injuries. Anyone with knowledge of the incident is encouraged to call the police or fire department.

 

EUREKA POLICE DEPT. 707-441-4060

 

HUMBOLDT BAY FIRE  707-441-4044