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 www.ncuaqmd.org.:
Mike McGuire campaigns for State Senate
NORTH COAST- State Senate candidate Mike McGuire is visiting the North Coast this week campaigning for the second district seat. He was in Eureka Monday and will be in Arcata on Tuesday.
The new district lines take effect this election season and extend from the Golden Gate to the Oregon border, which means McGuire is representing both Humboldt and Del Norte counties along the North Coast. He said he believes in investing more in the public school system and standing up for the environment.
McGuire is currently serving on the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and has served six years as Mayor and councilmember of his hometown in Healdsburg. He says he is focused on moving the North Coast forward to ensure communities have the resources they need.
“We have to make sure jobs and economic growth is the number one priority,” said McGuire. “The other issue I am really focused on is rural broadband, there is a huge need for high speed internet and the other area I am really focused on is education. We need to make sure that our kids have the tools that they need to thrive,” said McGuire.