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:
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New information on missing So Cal man
There is new information on the southern California man missing since June 21st.
Jeff Joseph was traveling to northern California in late June. It is believed he made a cell phone call around 8:30 am June 21st from Redding. No one has seen or heard from him since that time.
Family members have arrived in Weaverville and are putting together a search party of volunteers. The Ventura Sheriff’s Department sent out an airplane to help search as well. Family members say Joseph has missed meetings, flights and personal commitments important to him. He is 6’2” tall, 210 lbs. and drives a 1998 green Toyota Rav 4 with Louisiana license plate number XMZ062.
Anyone with information is asked to call local law enforcement.