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
Winship Middle School reopens, ceremony Monday
EUREKA- After four years Winship Middle School will reopen its doors on Monday in Eureka. In an effort to cut $2 million from the budget the school closed down in 2009, but with help from the community the school is now able to reopen. The school will have sixth and seventh grade students starting in the fall and an eighth grade class will be added the following year.
Over the past five weeks hundreds of volunteers have been cleaning up the campus. Asphalt was resurfaced and the entire field was re-seeded along with a new irrigation system. The exterior was repainted and new trashcans were donated as well. Officials said the school is valued at over $400,000 and on Monday the public is invited to the grand re-opening ceremony at 2:30 p.m. with Congressman Huffman.