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     - Click for more Info

Green Report -- Cash for your Battery

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A Eureka company is buying old batteries to keep them out of the trash stream.  Interstte Batteries of Eureka is buying batteries and paying $8 for them  Chris Irvin of INterstate Batteries said it their way of protecting the environment.  Many companies take batteries in trade but hers is the only company that pays cash outright.