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 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:    
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    

Man sustains major injuries in crash

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CRESCENT CITY – A Crescent City man remains hospitalized after an alleged DUI crash. John Skerik crashed a 2005 Honda Accord along Washington Boulevard. He failed to navigate a left turn and went off the roadway landing on its roof. Skerik was arrested on suspicion of DUI and transported to a Redding hospital. A passenger in the vehicle was uninjured.