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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Palco Pharmacy robbed in Scotia

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The Palco Pharmacy in Scotia was robbed just before 4 this afternoon. The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office says the suspect walked into the pharmacy wearing a hooded rain jacket and hockey mask.

The subject brandished a long barreled large caliber handgun and demanded Oxycontin and Oxycodone.  The suspect then ran across the street, got into a dark colored pickup and fled the area at a high rate of speed. The vehicle is described as an early 90’s model Toyota extra cab possibly dark green in color. It has a white and black decal in the driver’s side upper front windshield. The suspect is described as a male around 5’6”  and around 150 lbs. Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Sheriffs' Office at: 707-445-7251.