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:
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
Wanted felon apprehended in Eureka
EUREKA - A wanted fugitive on the run for some time was captured by police early Tuesday morning in Eureka. Taken into custody was 36-year old Jason Ryan Omholt who was on the EPD’S Most Wanted List.
Law Enforcement received tips Omholt was in possession of a stolen Dodge minivan. After a detailed search, the van was located unoccupied near the 1800 block of 3rd Street. The fugitive was located partially barricaded in the back bedroom of an apartment. As police attempted an arrest, Omholt jumped out of a window but was apprehended by other officers nearby.
He was booked into Humboldt County Jail for the following charges: Possession of Heroin, concentrated cannabis, stolen property and a stolen vehicle. He is being held without bail. Law enforcement says more charges may follow.