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.:
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:
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.: - Click for more Info
Pedestrian struck by transit bus in Eureka
EUREKA- A male pedestrian was hit by a Humboldt Transit Authority bus Friday morning on 5th and O Street.
Witnesses reported that the man tried to get on the bus, but was denied because he was allegedly intoxicated. He then stumbled into the road when the bus started to leave.
The man was transported to St. Joseph hospital with a laceration on his left leg.
"Transit buses are quite large, when they take off their review in the rear mirrors is restricted so it's probably more difficult than a regular size vehicle. So if you're anywhere near bus or truck, just take into account that they might not see you. Obviously buses are close to the curb line, so don't walk next to the curb line. And this gentleman was intoxicated, so it can go wrong pretty quick," said Abraham Jansen, Eureka Police Department Officer.