Shasta-Trinity National Forest Fork Complex: A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 1pm at the Hayfork Community Church in Hayfork. A community meeting will be held today, August 2, at 4pm in Hyampom, at the Volunteer Fire Department.:
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 dies after fight at Trinidad RV Park
TRINIDAD- A Trinidad man is dead after a fight at the Hidden Creek RV Park early Friday morning. The victim, Jesse Ruiz, 24 of Trinidad, was allegedly killed by 33-year-old Larry Clinton Morrow, the exact cause of death is unknown at this time.
Deputies from the Humboldt County Sheriff's office responded to reports that a fight broke out at 3 a.m. When authorities responded on scene they found Ruiz unresponsive. Lt. Wayne Hanson, from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office, said residents of the park were attempting to give the man first aid, but when an ambulance arrived medical personnel pronounced Ruiz as dead. '
Morrow was taken into custody just after police arrived. Hanson said he was arrested without incident and taken to the Humboldt County Jail to be interviewed by detectives. "They arrested him after the interview on charges of homicide," said Hanson.
Hanson said authorities have not determined the motive for the assault or the reason why the fight broke out. A weapon has been found, but the Sheriff's office is not releasing what type of weapon it is.
"There was a disturbance here. we're trying to piece it together," said Hanson.
Detectives from the Humboldt County Sheriff's office, prosecutors from the District Attorney's office and a coroner were all on scene.
Authorities have responded to the Hidden Creek RV Park previously. "There's homicides on all four corners of the county of Humboldt. It's unpredictable where the violence erupts," said Hanson.
An autopsy by the Humboldt County Coroner's office is scheduled for Sunday.