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:    
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Increase is DUI's over last year.

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The Avoid 7 DUI crackdown has resulted in a high number of arrests from local traffic enforcement and special deployments during the past several weeks. Seventy-one people have been arrested since December 13th through December 31st for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The operation will continue until midnight Wednesday, January 1st.

In 2013, forty-eight people were arrested during the same time period. There are no additional special operations planned until super bowl Sunday in February.