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.:    

New App program coming for Forest Service

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People wanting to visit our national forests and grassland will soon have a new app available to make trip planning easier. The Forest Service is currently working on the first phase of a website redesign. It’s expected to debut early in 2014. The web site is a map-based tool for planning trips.Additionally, P-D-F Maps Mobile App, developed by Avenza Systems Inc. will be available free from I-Tunes and the Android play store.The app will provide access to Forest Service maps which are free while pages from the national forest atlases are 99-cents. Prices are pending on other maps.