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:    
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Trinity Sheriff's Department looking for purse thief using stolen credit cards

Sheriff’s Deputies in Trinity County are looking for a thief who allegedly stole a woman’s purse and is using a credit card from that purse at ATMS. Authorities say the incident happened in Weaverville at the Umpqua Bank.

Video footage from the bank shows the suspect wrapped his face in an ace bandage. However, there is a partial display of a tattoo on the back of the suspects left hand. Anyone who recognizes the tattoo or has any information about this incident is asked to call the Trinity County Sheriff's Department Detective's line at: 530-623-1227.