Current Incidents

EOC Manager Ryan Derby, Supervisor Estelle Fennell and Sheriff Honsal stand behind OES podium

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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Office of Emergency Services

Address
826 4th St.
Eureka, CA 95501

Phone
707-268-2500
Business Hours
707-445-7251
After Hours

Business Hours
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Current Public Safety Power Shut Off Information

LAST UPDATED: October 23, 2020 at 11 AM

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:

Alderpoint
Ettersburg
Kneeland
Redcrest
Blocksburg
Fort SewardMiranda
Redway
Bridgeville
Garberville
Myers Flat
Weott
Carlotta
Harris
Petrolia
Whitethorn
Dinsmore
Honeydew
Phillipsville

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

LAST UPDATED: October 23, 2020 at 11 AM

No current wildfire-related evacuations or warnings at this time.

COVID-19 Response Information

For COVID-19 response information, visit humboldtgov.org.

Humboldt Alert

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.