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Due to positive developments in fire behavior and the hard work of firefighters from Humboldt County and beyond, the Evacuation Order for the following areas has been downgraded to an Evacuation Warning: areas south of Casterlin Road, including all properties on Casterlin Road, to the Mendocino / Trinity County Line and east of Dyerville Loop Road and Bell Springs Road to the county line. Residents who live in this area may begin to return home but should remain ready to evacuate again at a moment’s notice.
The following road closures are in effect. Access to Trinity County via the following roads is restricted:
RETURNING HOME FROM AFTER A WILDFIRE - CAL FIRE RECOMMENDATIONS
Once a wildfire has burned through or near an area, many dangers can remain. Firefighters and utility workers begin restoring fire damaged areas as soon as they can. It is important to be aware of the hazards and know what to look for once an evacuation order is lifted.
For more information on returning home after a wildfire and other great tips, visit: www.readyforwildfire.org/post-wildfire/after-a-wildfire/
SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY ALERTS
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: humboldtgov.org/alerts.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For more information regarding the August Complex West Zone, current impact and evacuation areas, please go to humboldtsheriff.org and visit @HumCoOES on Facebook and Twitter, or call 707-268-2500.