Humboldt Bay Fire provides safety tips for local community

EUREKA, Calif. (KIEM)- Surrounding fires near the county have raised many concerns for community members and their overall safety.

Community Risk Reduction Specialist for Humboldt Bay Fire Amy Conlin states that when community members receive word of an evacuation order that it is imperative you go immediately, follow evacuation routes, and collect all personal belongings.

And if you receive word of an evacuation warning, be prepared to leave your home. Have a bag packed and a plan set in place.

Following local social media platforms is recommended to stay up to date for evacuation routes designed for you.