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:    

Matthew Brown convicted of second degree murder

EUREKA  - The man accused of murdering an Alderpoint resident has been found guilty by a jury.

Friday in Humboldt County Superior Court, Matthew Aaron Brown was convicted of second degree murder with two special allegations for using a firearm.

He fatally shot 49-year old Alderpoint resident Neil Decker on July 18 after an alleged property dispute.