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    

Head-on collision in Ferndale

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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.