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:    
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One dead, one injured in vehicle crash

A man died when the Hummer H2 vehicle he was driving, went off the roadway and down an embankment striking two trees. 

The solo crash was reported at 11:11 p.m. Friday on southbound 101 near Stafford. 

The male driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

A male passenger was transported to Redwood Memorial Hospital with major injuries. 

The cause of the crash is under investigation.