Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth at: Van Duzen Community Center, Van Duzen Road, Mad River:    
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:    
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 www.ncuaqmd.org.:     - Click for more Info

UPDATE: Coroner ID’s body found on Del Norte hiking trail

GASQUET- The Del Norte County Coroner’s Office has identified the man’s body that was found on a hiking trial near Gasquet. The man has been identified as 52-year-old Robert Essex of Sacramento. 
 
The body was found on Saturday on top of a sleeping bag by two hikers off French Hill Road. An autopsy was performed on Wednesday. Deputies with the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office confirm that Essex died of natural causes.