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:
Major injury collision on Highway 36 West of Carlotta
CARLOTTA- An out of area man was taken to the hospital last night with major injuries after crashing his vehicle into a tree on Highway 36.
The 36 year old man was driving a 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis East near Fox Creek Road around 8 last night. For unknown reasons, his car veered off of the road and into a tree.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the man sustained severe injuries including several broken bones. Officers are still investigating whether drugs or alcohol were factors.