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 receives suspicious piece of mail, department quarantined
The Fortuna Police Department is up and running again after it was placed under quarantine Thursday afternoon. According to Chief of Police William Dobberstein, the department received a suspicious piece of mail, which contained a white powdery substance. The hazmat crew was called in to clear the scene.
A reporter is heading to Fortuna to speak with police about the incident. We’ll have more details tonight on News Channel 3 at 5, 6, and 11.