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:
Man identified in Fortuna attempted murder-suicide
FORTUNA- The 39 year old victim of Wednesday's attempted murder-suicide in Fortuna's Forest Hills neighborhood is now listed as in critical but stable condition.
The woman underwent more surgery today to remove a bullet lodged in her spine. According to the Fortuna Police Department, she was shot as many as four times in the chest on her porch during a custody exchange dispute. The alleged shooter, 47 year old Russell Allan Kellim from Eureka, then turned the gun on himself.
The woman is being treated at UC Davis Medical Center. Details about the minutes leading up to the shooting are still unclear. Police say they are waiting to talk to the victim to get the full story.