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:
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
Fortuna Police continues to investigate check fraud
From the Fortuna Police Department:
FORTUNA, CA - The Fortuna Police Department is continuing the check fraud investigation involving James Cunha and Rebecca Hamline which resulted in a search warrant being served in the 1000 block of Loni Drive (City of Fortuna).
The department is asking that anyone who accepted a Check or Cashier’s Check (similar to the ones pictured) and had it returned by their financial institution as counterfeit, contact the Fortuna Police Department.
As a result of the ongoing investigation, the department believes that Cunha and Hamline were producing numerous counterfeit checks to make large purchases in and outside of Humboldt County.