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    

Jury trial date set for Rancho Sequoia murder suspect

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EUREKA- The alleged gunman in a fatal Southern Humboldt shooting last July appeared in court Wednesday. Matthew Brown of San Bernardino County is accused of killing 49-year-old Alderpoint resident Neil Decker in the Rancho Sequoia area.

In Wednesday’s pre-trial hearing, the attorneys confirmed Brown’s jury trial date of January 5. Brown is charged with one count of murder with two special allegations for the intentional use of a firearm and the use of a firearm resulting in death. He is currently being held on a one million dollars bail.