Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
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:     - Click for more Info
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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Paul Gallegos not seeking another term as DA

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EUREKA- Paul Gallegos has announced he will not be seeking another term. Gallegos has been the District Attorney in Humboldt County for 11 years, and this next election would be his fourth term. Gallegos says he will not run for re-election because he wants to spend more time with his family. He will continue to serve until 2015.