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
Man in custody following vehicle pursuit in Arcata
ARCATA- A McKinleyville man is in custody following a vehicle pursuit in Arcata early Tuesday morning.
Police say 39-year-old Daniel Christie was on a motorcycle near the Arcata Plaza at about 1:30 a.m., when officers attempted to pull him over for vehicle code violations. Authorities say he didn’t stop, and led police on a short vehicle pursuit. Christie eventually fled on foot in the 300 block of Park Avenue after losing control of his vehicle.
Christie was then taken into custody after a brief struggle with officers. The motorcycle Christie was riding was reported stolen to the CHP out of McKinleyville in July. He was booked into the Hhumboldt County Jail on multiple charges, including reckless evading.