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.:    

Oklahoma man dies after crashing motorcycle into tree near Big Lagoon

The victim in Saturday’s fatal accident on Highway 101 near Big Lagoon has been identified as 49-year-old Creg Newman of Stillwell, Oklahoma.

Officers with the California Highway Patrol said Newman was driving his 2006 Harley-Davidson motorcycle northbound near Kane Road just after 6 p.m. when he failed to negotiate a turn and struck a tree. Newman was pronounced dead at the scene.

It’s unknown what caused Newman to swerve, but officers said he was wearing a helmet. CHP is investigating if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the collision.