[UPDATE 4:13 p.m.] Latest on Evacuations and Road Closures for Trinity County

Press release from the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office: (New information since August 13 in blue.)

TCSOThe Trinity County Sheriff’s Office has conducted evacuations in the following areas:

FORK COMPLEX: Communities of Hayfork, Post Mountain, Wildwood, Trinity Pines & Post Mountain

Mandatory Evacuations:
Kingsbury Gulch Road past the pavement
Mill Gulch Area
13 Dips Road
Wildwood Road Area (Rd 302) – Wildwood Road from Hwy 36 to Gemmil Gulch
Shiell Ranch
Deer Lick Campgrounds Area

Tule Creek Road from McAlexander Road to Butter Creek Road (3N08) including McAlexander Road, Hunter Road, Shangrila Lane, Gate Road and Landacre Road 
Voluntary Evacuations:
Morgan Hill Road

Kingsbury Gulch Road
Pine Avenue
Center Street
Madrone Avenue
Barker Creek Road
Farmer Ranch Road
Trinity Pines
Advisory Evacuations: Rowdey Bear Sub Division
Road Closures:

Hwy 3 to Hwy 36 open in the Hayfork Area as of noon yesterday (8/13)

Rattlesnake Road – Hard closure Rattlesnake Road from Hwy 3 to Post Mountain
Kingsbury Gulch Road is closed from the end of the pavement
Wildwood Road (302) – Hard closure Wildwood Road to the junction of Hwy 36
Hwy 36 – Hard closure at Hwy 36 east of Lower Rattle Snake Road at mile marker 22
30N01 – Closed northeast of Williams Ranch
30N02 – Closed at Windy Gap
335 Road – Closed at Spring Gulch near the Forest Boundary

Tule Creek Road – Hard closure for Tule Creek Road at McAlexander to Butter Creek Road (3N08)

MAD RIVER COMPLEX: Communities of Ruth Lake and Mad River

Mandatory Evacuations:

The following evacuations and road closures will be lifted on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 8:00am:

– Van Duzen Road and Lower Mad River Road in the Ruth Area
Ruth Lake Area – Lower Mad River Road (County Road 501) from Hwy 36 to the Three Forks Road and the southwest side of the lake from Ruth/Zenia Road north to the Ruth Dam

Forest Glen – Including Forest Glen Drive, Summer Home Road, Hell Gate Campground and Scott’s Flat Campground
Voluntary Evacuations:
Swayback Ridge Area
Advisory Evacuations:
Van Duzen Road – Along Van Duzen Road from the Van Duzen Dump Road south to the intersection of the Ruth/Zenia Road
Road Closures:

Hwy 36 – Hard closure at Hwy 36 east of Lower Rattle Snake Road at mile marker 22

Van Duzen Road – The road closure at Ruth Dump Area (Brown’s Camp) has been lifted

Van Duzen Road (County Road 511) – Soft closure at Hwy 36
Lower Mad River Road (County Road 501) – Soft closure from the junction with Hwy 36

RIVER COMPLEX: Communities of Dailey Ranch, Hoboken, Denny, Trinity Village and Quinby

Mandatory Evacuations:
Denny Area
Dailey Area
Hoboken Area
Bell Flat Area
Voluntary Evacuations:
None to report at this time
Road Closures:
Denny Road – Hard closure at the junction of Forest Road 7N26 at Onion Saddle

ROUTE COMPLEX: Communities of Hyampom, South Fork Mountain and west of Van Duzen

Mandatory Evacuations:
End of Kerlin Creek Road

Voluntary Evacuations:
Not applicable for Trinity County at this time

Road Closures:
Forest Service Route 1 – Closed approximately 5 miles north of Hwy 36 at Forest Service Road 2N12 to north of the fire at Forest Service Road 4N18
SOUTH COMPLEX: Communities of Hyampom, Corral Bottom and Underwood Mountain area

Mandatory Evacuations:
Skunk Ranch Area
End of Kerlin Creek Road
Corral Bottom Road (Rte 47) west of the intersection with the 16 continuing onto the 60 Road to the Four Corners area
Corral Bottom Road (Rte 60) north of Hyampom to the intersection of Underwood Mountain Road (Rte 47)
Castle Rock Area – Residences in the area of Underwood Mountain Road, Castle Rock and Hog Ranch including 5N40 Road, 5N07 Road, 5N09 Road, Big Lake, Hidden Lake to 5N60 Road to Mill Creek Road
Voluntary Evacuations:
St. Johns Road
Wintoon Flat, Waldorf Flat, Grel Ranch and Oak Flat

Manzanita Ranch Area

– Friedrich Road/Mill Creek Road – Residences in the Friedrich Road/Mill Creek Road Area

– Garrett Road – Residences on Garrett Road to the Hyampom Air Strip
Road Closures: (Hyampom Area)
Corral Bottom Road west of the 16 (Intersection of Rte 16 and Rte 47)
Underwood Mountain Road at the intersection of Road 5N09 (Four Corners)
Corral Bottom Road (Rte 60) north of Hyampom, closed just past the school
Intersection of Road 16 and Road 47 and Kerlin Creek Road at Lower South Fork Road


The Red Cross has set-up an evacuation center at the Solid Rock Christian Church at the intersection of Hwy 3 and Tule Creek Road in Hayfork. The Salvation Army is also offering water and meals at the Solid Rock Christian Church.