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
Floyd sentenced to state prison for Southern Humboldt gun cache, pursuit
Ryan Floyd has been sentenced to 7 years and 8 months in state prison for charges filed after a pursuit with Humboldt County Sheriff’s Deputies. The pursuit led to the discovery of a cave full of more than 100 guns on Floyd’s property in Southern Humboldt.
Floyd had entered a guilty plea in early August for the charges against him that include auto evasion, auto theft, possession of methamphetamine and heroin, and possession of stolen property. Investigators say Floyd had more than just the 100 guns; he also had dozens of stolen vehicles and other property at his residence.
Part of the terms of the plea deal reached include that all the stolen property be returned. After being handed his sentence Thursday afternoon in a Humboldt County courtroom, Floyd was remanded into the custody of the sheriff’s office and will be transported to San Quentin State Prison.