[UPDATE 4:20 p.m.] Trinity County Sheriff Issues Updated Evacuation Information as of 8/6

UPDATES from 4:20 p.m. at the bottom.

Press release provided by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office: (New information in blue.)

TCSODown River Area Evacuations:

~Denny Area Mandatory Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the area of Denny and anyone using Denny Road to leave the area.

At the request of California Interagency Management Team 3, the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department is initiating a mandatory evacuation of the Denny, Dailey, Hoboken and Bell Flat areas due to increased fire activity and limited resources to provide structure protection. A hard road closure is in effect on Denny Road at the junction of Forest Road 7N26 at Onion Saddle. Denny Road is passable but use caution due to falling fire debris and rocks.

~Castle Rock Area Mandatory Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the area of Underwood Mountain Rd, Castle Rock and Hog Ranch including 5N40 road, 5N07 Road, 5N09 Road, Big Lake, Hidden Lake, to 5N60 Road to Mill Creek Road.

~Mill Creek Rd Voluntary Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for the following area from Highway 299 about 1 mile down Mill Creek Rd.

~Road Closures for Down River Area:

Hard Closure: Denny Road @ 7N26 Road & Underwood Mountain Rd @ Hwy 299

~No Evacuation Center at this time

Mad River/Ruth Area Evacuations:

~Ruth Lake Area Mandatory Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the area of Mad River Rd from Highway 36 to Three Forks Road area and the backside of the lake on Ruth/Zenia Road to the Ruth Dam.

~Van Duzen Road Advisory

Advisory Notifications have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the area of Van Duzen Road from the dump to the intersection of the Ruth Zenia Road. There is potential fire activity moving into this area. Please be prepared for notifications to evacuate.

Road Closures for Mad River Area:

Hard Closure: Hwy 36 from just East of Forest Glen (Hell Gate) to Mad River Road and Lower Mad River Rd to Ruth/Zenia Rd.

Soft Closure: Ruth/Zenia Road to Three Forks Area and Van Duzen Road from the Dump to X of Ruth/Zenia Road

Red Cross Evacuation Center for Mad River/Ruth is at: Van Duzen Community Center, 591 Van Duzen Road, Mad River

Wildwood Area Evacuations:

~Wildwood Area Mandatory Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for Wildwood Road (Rd302) from Gemmill Gulch to the east side of East Fork Road and all of East Fork Road. Shiell Ranch has been upgraded from Voluntary to a Mandatory Evacuation.

Voluntary Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the area of Wildwood Road (Rd302) from Gemmill Gulch to Hwy 36 including the town of Wildwood and all of its residents.

Road Closures of Wildwood Area:

Hard Closure: Wildwood Road (302) is closed from the north side of Carrier Gulch (31N49) at Stafford Crossing, south to the Gemmill Gulch picnic area (30N04)

**All of Hwy 36 is open to just east of Forest Glen (Hell Gate) where there is a hard closure.

Hayfork Area Evacuations:

~Kingsbury Gulch Mandatory Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the area of Morgan Hill Rd from Pine St to Kingsbury Gulch Rd, including Kingsbury Rd, Center St, and Dirt Rd.

~Mill Gulch Mandatory Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for the Mill Gulch area. ~Morgan Hill Road Voluntary Evacuations

Voluntary Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the area of Morgan Hill Road from Pines Street to the east end of Morgan Hill Rd on both sides and all side roads between Morgan Hill Road and the fire burning to the south.

~Trinity Pines Voluntary Evacuations

The Mandatory Evacuations which have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the Trinity Pines area have been downgraded to Voluntary.

~Barker Creek Road Voluntary Evacuations

The Mandatory Evacuations which have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the area of Barker Creek Road have been downgraded to Voluntary.

~Farmer Ranch Road Voluntary Evacuations

Voluntary Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences in the area of Farmer Ranch Road.

~13 Dips Road Mandatory Evacuations

The Mandatory Evacuations which have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for residences on 13 Dips Road.

Road Closures for Hayfork Area:

Hard Closure: Kingsbury Rd where the pavement ends. Hwy 3 from the intersection of Hwy 36 into Hayfork is still closed *including Rattlesnake Rd* & *13 Dips Road*, Hwy 36 from just east of Forest Glen (Hell Gate) to Mad River Road is still closed.

**Hwy 36 to Red Bluff/Redding is open and Road 10 into Hayfork is open for Trinity Pines residents to use.

Red Cross Evacuation Center for Hayfork is at: Solid Rock Christian Church, 66 Tule Creek Rd, Hayfork

Hyampom Area Evacuations:

~Corral Bottom Mandatory Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for the following areas from the intersection of Road 16 and Road 47 to Road 47 to Road 60 and Road 60 into Hyampom.

~Corral Bottom Road Area Voluntary Evacuations

At the intersection of Corral Bottom Road and the five-way cross of 47 Road, all privately owned residences south to the 60 Road and on the 60 Road all private residences in the area of Hidden Lake to Chaparall Mountain.

~St. Johns Area Mandatory Evacuations

Mandatory Evacuations have been ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for the area of St. Johns Road to the end ofSouth Fork River Trail starting at about Mile Marker 4.

~End of Kerlin Creek

Mandatory Evacuations have again been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for the following areas end of Kerlin Creek Rd

~Skunk Ranch Area

Mandatory Evacuations have been requested by US Forest Service and ordered by the Trinity County Sheriff’s Department for the Skunk Ranch Area.

Voluntary Evacuation Notices for the Hyampom Area

Property Areas listed below are for the private property owners in the area of:

~Wintu Flat

~Waldorf Flat

~Grel Ranch

~Oak Flat

~Manzanita Ranch

Road Closures for Hyampom Area:

As a result of extreme fire danger and evacuations orders in the Hyampom Area, if you are a resident of and are evacuating, you will need to leave the area using Hyampom Road into Hayfork as Road 60 and Road 47 are closed due to fire activity.

Hard Closure: Intersection of Road 16 & Road 47 and Kerlin Creek Road @ Lower South Fork Road.

Red Cross Evacuation Center for Hayfork is at: Solid Rock Christian Church, 66 Tule Creek Rd, Hayfork

UPDATE 4:20 p.m.:

*Hard road closure for Underwood Mountain Road has been moved to Underwood Mountain Rd @ Intersection of Road 5N09 (Four Corners)

*Also the Red Cross Evacuation Center in Mad River has been closed and is no longer operational.

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