Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:
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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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"Traveling Red Table" stops at Humboldt County Fair to bring awareness to earthquake safety
An important reminder is touring the golden state, making a stop at the Humboldt County Fair.
"The red table is here to help people practice the 5th step, which is drop cover and hold on when there's earthquake shaking," said College of the Redwoods Geology Associate Faculty member Jay Patton.
The table started its tour a year ago, but this is its first visit to Humboldt County. Its part of the “Great California Shakeout,” and the table was on display in Hindley Hall at the Ferndale fairgrounds.
The shakeout drill happens October 17th at 10:17 a.m. The goal is to promote knowing proper safety precautions in case of a natural disaster.
"There are many natural hazards but we've learned that with some simple planning with some basic planning we can become more resilient and more successful when faced with these natural hazards," Patton added.