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Posted on: August 6, 2022

August 6, 2022 | Humboldt OES Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire Response Daily Update

Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire UPDATE

NEW EVACUATION WARNINGS (as of 8/6/22 at 3:15 p.m.): Due to wildfire, an EVACUATION WARNING is being issued for zones HUM-E056 and HUM-E057, north of Willow Creek. Prepare for potential evacuations, including personal supplies and overnight accommodations. Be ready to go at a moment's notice.

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Evacuation warnings and orders remain in effect for areas east and south of Willow Creek as fire crews work to contain the Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire. 

CURRENT SITUATION

The Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire is made up of 11 fires around the Willow Creek area. The fires are burning in areas of steep terrain and dry conditions. The incident response is being managed by the United States Forest Service - Six Rivers National Forest. Today resources from CAL FIRE have been deployed to assist in the firefighting efforts. 

Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies continue to patrol the areas under evacuation order to notify residents of the order and conduct looting prevention.

EVACUATION INFORMATION

An EVACUATION ORDER remains in effect for zones: HUM-E077-C, HUM-E058, HUM-E061

ZONE DESCRIPTIONS:

HUM-E077-C:

  • NORTH OF Forest Route 5n32

  • SOUTH OF Friday Ridge Road, South Fork Road

  • EAST OF Forest Route 5n37

  • WEST OF South Fork Road, Carpenter Road

HUM-E061:

  • NORTH OF Forest Route 7n15

  • SOUTH OF Seeley Mc Intosh Road

  • EAST OF Seeley Mc Intosh Road, Campbell Ridge Road

  • WEST OF Forest Route 7n15

HUM-E058:

  • NORTH OF Forest Route 7n15

  • SOUTH OF Horse Linto Creek Road

  • EAST OF Peach Tree Lane

  • WEST OF Coon Creek Rd, Forest Route 7n15

An EVACUATION WARNING remains in effect for zones: HUM-E056, HUM-E057, HUM-E063, HUM-E064, HUM-E077-B

ZONE DESCRIPTIONS:

HUM-E063:

  • NORTH OF Forest Route 6n39, Friday Ridge Road

  • SOUTH OF Forest Rt 6n33

  • EAST OF Friday Ridge Road

  • WEST OF Friday Ridge Road, Riteway Lane

HUM-E064:

  • NORTH OF Trinity Highway, Wood Lane, Friday Ridge Road

  • SOUTH OF Campbell Ridge Road, Triple R Lane, Butterfly Creek Road, Kimberly Drive, Trinity Highway

  • EAST OF Trinity Highway

  • WEST OF Wood Lane, Campbell Ridge Road

HUM-E077-B:

  • NORTH OF Friday Ridge Road, Forest Route 5n01

  • SOUTH OF Friday Ridge Road

  • EAST OF 5n10, 5n09, 5n27

  • WEST OF South Fork Road, Forest Route 5n42

 

WILDFIRE ADVISORIES remain in effect for the following zones in the Willow Creek area: HUM-E031, HUM-E032, HUM-E054, HUM-E055, HUM-E056, HUM-E057, HUM-E059, HUM-E060, HUM-E062


Maps of evacuation zones and routes are available at community.zonehaven.com.


CURRENT ROAD CONDITIONS

State Route 299 remains open to through traffic. Residents are encouraged to visit http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov/ to check for state highway closures. 


The following roads into evacuation zones have been closed. Residents may still use these roads to travel out of evacuation order zones:

  • Horse Linto Creek Road at Saddle Lane

  • Seeley McIntosh Road at Country Club Road

  • Friday Ridge Road at Sandy Bar

RESOURCES FOR THE COMMUNITY

A Red Cross Overnight Evacuation Shelter has been established at Trinity Valley Elementary School, located at 730 Highway 96, Willow Creek, for evacuees displaced by the Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire.

The Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services is not currently accepting donations. To volunteer or donate to assist our community, please contact:

Pay it Forward Humboldt

Phone Number: 707-616-9191
Email Address: info@pifhumboldt.org



RESTRICTED AREA ACCESS PASS

The registration period for an Ag or CannAg Restricted Area Access Pass has closed. Pass holders will be contacted by the Office of Emergency Services when it is deemed safe enough to enter evacuation zones to conduct operations as authorized by the program. 

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 Six Rivers Lightning Complex Fire, current impact and evacuation areas, please go to humboldtsheriff.org/emergency or visit @HumCoOES on Facebook and Twitter.



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