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:    
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    

Power outages hit North Coast

NORTH COAST - A good old fashioned squall hit the North Coast today and almost 1500 PG&E customers were without power.

The rains hit hard this afternoon and the majority of those who lost electricity were in the Eel River Valley. By 7:30 this evening, most of those customer’s had been restored.

However, around 120 residents from Loleta, Hydesville and Carlotta continue to be in the dark. Officials expect those areas to be restored sometime before midnight- The 14 customers in Orick and Big Lagoon communities by 3 am.