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:
News Headlines (Saturday, August 9, 2014)
NORTH COAST- The Lodge Lightning Complex Fire continues to expand in Mendocino County, causing evacuations in several areas and injuries to eight firefighters. Also, beloved Ferndale artist Jack Mays' celebration of life ceremony was held in Ferndale. In Fortuna, a wiffle ball tournament fundraiser was held for a 13-year-old girl from Loleta who has a rare form of bone cancer. It was the 19th annual Woofstock Festival in Eureka and a man riding across the country on a tractor to raise money for the Wounded Warriors Project arrives in Crescent City.