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Local air quality improves

North Coast Air Quality Management District HUMBOLDT/DEL NORTE –  USFS Air Resource Advisors indicate that the Northern Humboldt and Del Norte area will experience light NW winds today, and that areas closer to the coast should have good air quality. Smoke impacts to coast areas from fires in Southwestern Oregon should also decrease. The Mill Creek 1

Ruth fire at 4,602 acres; Orleans fire at 5,699 acres

Six Rivers National Forest EUREKA, California, August 15, 2017 – The Six Rivers National Forest currently has the Orleans Complex consisting of 19 fires for a total of 5,699 acres with 25% containment; the Ruth Complex consists of three (3) fires for a total of 4,602 acres with 35% containment; and the Young Fire on the

Orleans fire now at 5,264 acres

Six Rivers National Forest A continued chance of showers, thunderstorms and lightning remains in the area today. Thunderstorms developed east of the fire area yesterday with little impact to the complex. The Burney Fire has received rain from previous thunderstorms. Crews continued to work to maintain new fires, as well as the 3 new fires

Fire update: 1,565 acres burned as of this morning

Six Rivers National Forest ORLEANS – Last night’s community meeting in Orleans was a success as participants found answers to many questions about the fires and air quality. Community meetings like this help maintain the strong relationships that have been forged between the Six Rivers National Forest and local communities. The Orleans community wanted to

Orleans fire grows to 1,365 acres

Six Rivers National Forest  The Orleans Complex is comprised of 8 lightning-caused fires. Most of the fire activity is occurring on the northern section of the Ukonom Fire with predominately larger fuels being consumed. The fire’s growth has been caused by burning material rolling down steep slopes and causing short runs uphill into heavier fuels.

Firefighters battle 1,222-acre blaze near Orleans

Six Rivers National Forest The Orleans Complex on the Orleans/Ukonom Ranger District is currently 1,222 acres as of Monday morning. The somplex currently includes seven lightning-caused fires on the Six Rivers National Forest and in the Siskiyou Wilderness. Suppression of the Ukonom Fire in the East Zone is being managed by Northern California Incident Management

Mad River Current for Monday, July 30: RV park proposed; fire in the hills; lovely weather if you like it hot

RV park proposed near Samoa Bridge The City of Eureka may seek a developer to create a RV park on the undeveloped property on the south end of the Samoa Bridge near the boat ramp. The Eureka City Council is scheduled to consider the matter at its meeting Tuesday, Aug 1 starting at 6 p.m.

Update on wildfires

Six Rivers National Forest EUREKA, California, August 11, 2015, 10 AM – Mandatory evacuations of Forest Glen went into effect today, August 11 at 8:00 am. Last night steady winds continued to keep fire behavior active. Gasquet Complex – Gasquet Ranger District: There are six fires on the Gasquet Complex—Bear, Coon, Peak, Summit, Williams and

UPDATE: Denny fire growing; Ruth fire 8 percent contained

Six Rivers National Forest EUREKA, California, August 4, 2015 – Firefighters continue to battle multiple wildfires, sparked by lightning late last week, on the Six Rivers National Forest: Gasquet Complex – Gasquet Ranger District: There are six active fires for a total of 838 acres with 2 percent containment. The Bear Fire has burned 150