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 evacuation for both sides of Lower Mad River Road, from Ruth Marina/Journey’s End to Ruth/Zenia Road. :
State Route 36 is closed at the Trinity County line due to the wildfires. It's unknown when the roadway will re-open:
Power knocked out for 1600 PG&E customers after hit and run in Eureka
EUREKA - An unknown hit and run driver severed a telephone pole and knocked out power to 1,600 PG&E customers in Eureka. Just before 9:30 Friday evening, emergency personnel were called to the corner of 6th and K Streets. An unknown vehicle had crashed through a telephone pole severing it at its base and downing live power lines.
Electricity was knocked out from Broadway all the way to N street. The Humboldt County Jail and Humboldt Bay Fire Department were working off generators. PG&E hopes to have power restored before 3 am.
If anyone knows any information about this incident, they are being asked to call the Eureka Police Department.