Mandatory evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :
Advisory evacuation for the town of Denny. The Red Cross is setting up an evacuation center at the Solid Rock Christian Church, 3, Hayfork.:
Mandatory fire evacuation for the end of Kerlin Creek Road, 3N44 & 3N50, in Hyampom.:
Fortuna fire caused by discarded cigarette
FORTUNA- A cigarette is believed to have caused a residential fire in Fortuna. The fire occurred on Wednesday in the 1900 block of Main Street. Officials say the fire began on the home’s back porch and spread up to the roof. Crews from Fortuna Fire and Cal Fire responded.
Fire officials say the residents were in the home at the time and were warned of the fire by neighbors. Everyone was able to get out of the house safely and there were no injuries.
The home experienced extensive roof damage and minor structural damage.