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. There will be a meeting Saturday at 6pm at the Baptist Church in Bridgeville 48215 Alderpoint Road :
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:
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.:
Head-on collision in Ferndale
FERNDALE- A head-on collision occurred shortly after 4pm on Tuesday in Ferndale. A driver allegedly fell asleep at the wheel on Main Street. Fortuna police said the man, crossed out of his lane and crashed into a parked car. The driver was conscious when police arrived to the scene. He was transported to a local hospital. Two dogs were also in the car and were not injured. Police said the driver of the vehicle was not wearing a seat belt.