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.
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.
An EVACUATION ORDER remains in effect for zones: HUM-E077-C, HUM-E058, HUM-E061
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
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
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-E063, HUM-E064, HUM-E077-B.
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
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
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
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.