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 evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:
Live nativity scene draws thousands in Eureka
EUREKA- Community residents lined up bumper to bumper in Eureka to watch a live nativity scene. The First Covenant Church has been doing the event for the past nine years and use 20 actors and live animals to bring the scenes to life.
Char Kellogg, the Director of the event says every year the event has grown bigger. "Their is a huge commitment on the part of our congregation to make sure that this happen," said Kellogg.
Every year the church gets help from about 50 volunteers to help make costumes, do lighting and set up the scene. "It's a huge undertaking but we have a lot of people who are willing to participate," said Kellogg.