Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:
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
Motorcyclist crashes on icy roadway
DEL NORTE COUNTY- A motorcyclist is taken to the hospital after sliding across Highway 199 on Tuesday afternoon. According to the California Highway Patrol the driver of the motorcycle is 71-year-old Arthur Guilsoil from Grants Pass Oregon. Guilsoil was driving near Gasquet in the southbound lane, when he lost control due to the icy road conditions. No other vehicles were involved.
Guilsoil was taken to Sutter Coast Hospital with major injuries. Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor.