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
Four-car collision sends two to hospital
EUREKA- A four-car crash sent two people to the hospital and shut down part of a street in Eureka. It happened around 10:30 a.m. on 6th and H Streets. The Eureka Police Department said a blue Volvo was driving westbound on 6th Street when it collided with a silver PT Cruiser that was driving southbound on H Street.
Officers said one of the drivers likely ran a red light. According to police after the cars hit, the Volvo spun out of control and rear-ended a parked car on 6th Street, which then rear-ended another parked car in front of it.
It is unknown who ran the red light; the crash is still under investigation.