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.
Click the tabs below for more information on current incidents.
Office of Emergency Services
826 4th St.
Eureka, CA 95501
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Current Public Safety Power Shut Off Information
PG&E is monitoring a weather event late this weekend into early next week and is anticipating a Public Safety Power Shut Off for portions of Humboldt County beginning Sunday, October 25 with restoration anticipated Wednesday, October 28.
Residents in the following areas may lose power during this timeframe:
PG&E has not released information regarding activating the Humboldt Bay Power Plant in island mode or Community Resource Center information. Once that information is available, we will share via our social media platforms.
All notifications and alerts regarding PSPS impacts will come directly from PG&E. Please sign up for those alerts at pgealerts.alerts.pge.com.
Residents in these areas should begin preparing for the impacts of a three-day power outage, including ensuring you have adequate batteries, flashlights, non-perishable food and water. Residents are also encouraged to install carbon monoxide detectors with battery backup in central locations on every level of your home.
Learn more about preparing for power outages at ready.gov/power-outages
For more information regarding this upcoming PSPS, visit pge.com/pspsupdates
Current Wildfire Emergency Information
COVID-19 Response Information
Current Road Closures
No Humboldt County road closures due to the August Complex Fire. Please use caution when entering areas affected by fire.
Virtual Temporary Evacuation Point
A Virtual Temporary Evacuation Point has been established to provide services to fire evacuees.
SHELTERING SERVICES | American Red Cross: 530-276-8034
ANIMAL SHELTERING | 707-599-1734
HUMBOLDT COUNTY EVACUATION INFORMATION | 707-268-2500
PG&E PSPS Community Resource Center (CRC)
Donation and Volunteer Information
The Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services is not currently accepting donations. Please do not drop off donations at the Humboldt County Fairgrounds.
To volunteer or donate to assist regional wildfire evacuees, please contact:
- Pay it Forward Humboldt
- Volunteer: 707-499-2364
- Donation: 707-499-3840
- Humboldt Area Foundation: Hafoundation.org
- American Red Cross: Redcross.org
- Humboldt CERT: Humboldtcert.com
County Fire Info Line
Humboldt County Fire Evacuation Information Line: 707-268-2500.
Sign up for Humboldt Health Alert
Humboldt County residents are encouraged to sign up for Humboldt Alert to receive local emergency notifications, including information regarding evacuations and emergency sheltering in the event of a wildfire or other emergency incident. Residents can sign up by going to: https://humboldtgov.org/2014/Emergency-Notifications
Sign up for Humboldt Alert
Residents are also encouraged to sign up for Humboldt Alert to receive local emergency notifications, including information regarding evacuations and emergency sheltering in the event of a wildfire, flood or other emergency incident. Residents can sign up by going to: humboldtgov.org/alerts.