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:    
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:    
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Hospice of Humboldt hires new Executive Director

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The Hospice of Humboldt in Eureka is under new leadership. Joe Rogers, a native of Humboldt County is now the Executive Director. This comes as construction continues for the Ida Emmerson Hospice House. The new home, located south of Harris Street is set to open in September. It will have a chapel for spiritual support, a new administration building, and rooms for up to 12 patients. Rogers said, ”We provide heartfelt patient center, end of life care and not only do we do it now in their home, but we can do it in a hospital like setting. So it really completes our mission and it’s a real gift to the community.” More than 2.5 million dollars in donations helped make the building possible.