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 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:
North Coast man honored with Quilt of Valor
FORTUNA- Monday was a special night for a North Coast military family as they honored their veteran father who served in Vietnam.
Tara Andrews and her family gathered at the Fortuna Veterans Hall to honor their father Dale Andrews with a "Quilt of Valor." The quilts are handmade by volunteers and are given to service members touched by war. Tara says her brother nominated and submitted their father's name to the foundation.
Dale served two years in Vietnam from 1971 to 1973 and supplied five different firebases with supplies. He won the national defense service medal, Vietnam service medal and a Vietnam campaign medal.