Cal Fire released the following information on the Southern Humboldt fires:
On 07/31/15 at about 11:49 p.m., the Eureka Police Department Communications Center received a call from a resident on the 2500 block of California Street. The caller said their neighbor’s home was being burglarized.
A SENSE OF PLACE: Nature, Culture, and Community
Wishing you could see and hear Reggae on the River right about now? We’ve got you covered.
After Thursday’s lightning storms, fires rushed through remote areas and towards tiny hamlets. The area around Ruth Lake was particularly hard hit. Neighbors fought side by side to rescue homes and save property. One such story was brought to our attention
My Craziest Humboldt Day Ever: One Grower’s Account of Rescuing a Friend’s Pot Patch From a Lightning Fire
One grower tells his story about rescuing a friend’s marijuana farm from a lightning fire last night. For obvious reasons, we cannot verify all aspects of the story or identify the writer.
Need to Know
Want to get a close look at the fires? Here’s the best that we’ve found for getting an idea of the locations of the fires.
Here are the Cal Fire maps indicating where fires have been located. The flames represent a confirmed fire.
Letters and Obituaries
“We have no water on our land,” says local resident Dave Reagan. “That is to say, beginning sometime in May, or June, or these days, April, the small, seasonal feeder creeks all dry up.”