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:
UPDATE: Red Wildland Fire 65% contained
Cal Fire News Release:
Fortuna – The Red fire located in the Snow Camp area started on January 4, 2014 at approximately 12:30 p.m. Cal Fire, Department of Corrections, Forest Service, local fire departments and Redwood National Park were dispatched to the privately owned timberland.
As of January 7th CAL FIRE has the following fire suppression resources assigned to the fire:
19 – Fire Engines
21 – Fire Crews
5 – Bulldozers
1 – Helicopters
445 – Total Personnel
The weather has been favorable for mop-up and containment. The fire is at 65% containment, and is expected to be contained by Thursday.