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:
Representative Jared Huffman to visit Samoa Pulp Mill site
SAMOA- Representative Jared Huffman will visit the Samoa Pulp Mill for the first time on Friday. The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard are scheduled to clean up the millions of gallons of hazardous waste at the site.
Huffman will visit the site with a representative from U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer's office, the EPA and U.S. Coast Guard.
25 trucks will transport the hazardous waste from the facility. The project will take till the end of the year to complete.