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Current Humboldt County
Emergency Response

The Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services responds to a variety of incidents from wildfires and floods, to health crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic. Current incident information can be found at this page. 

If need assistance interpreting the information on this page or have additional questions, please contact our Office of Emergency Services at 707-268-2500.


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Current Information

Last updated 3/21/2023 at 2 p.m.

MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER: Due to an active slide on a private road in the Phillipsville area, an Evacuation Order has been issued for the area West of Ascending Lane and East of Hwy 254, South of Phillipsville Road and North of Ascending Lane. Evacuation point for impacted residents is located at Stevens Hall - 135 School Rd. Miranda, CA.

Photo showing evacuation order boundaries for Ascending Lane

HUMBOLDT COMMERCIAL LIVESTOCK OWNERS: If you have lost livestock as a result of the recent winter storms, disaster assistance may be available. Please contact the US Department of Agriculture Eureka Farm Agency Office at 707-832-5577 to make a claim. The deadline to report is April 14, 2023.

To learn more about available disaster assistance and to check if you qualify, visit:



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