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 www.ncuaqmd.org.: - Click for more Info
Injured motorcyclist found 40 feet down steep embankment
DEL NORTE COUNTY- A motorcyclist receives major injuries, after he was found about 40 feet down an embankment Monday night in Del Norte County. According to the California Highway Patrol, Robert Gatlin 59 years old of Gold Beach, Oregon was traveling south on Highway 199 passed Gasquet when he collided with a guardrail. Gatlin was then thrown from the motorcycle down a steep embankment. He has since been flown to a hospital in Oregon for treatment.
The CHP is still investigating the solo crash. Drugs or alcohol do not appear to be a factor.