Thursday Update with Photos and Video of the Dance Fire

Photo taken as the fire swept into an area near the small town of Orleans Monday evening. “We’re pretty confident that we’re going to hold it,” stated Adrienne Freeman, the Public Information Officer for NorCal Team Two, a Federal Incident Management team, about the northeast line of the Dance Fire. “We expect containment by Friday…[However,] one section is a little steep. [The

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EPD Cracking Down on Motorcycle Violations

Eureka Police Dept. Press Release: The Eureka Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation during August and September in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.  Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle crashes occur.  Officers will be looking for violations made by drivers and riders alike that can

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[UPDATED] Large Law Enforcement Convoy Headed North out of Eureka

UPDATE 4:42 P.M.: Lt. Steve Knight of the Humboldt Co. Sheriff’s Office confirmed that there were deputies in the Maple Creek area.  Thisis east of Kneeland in the Mad River area. Original Post below————————————————————- The LoCO has received two reports of a law enforcement convoy gathering in and then leaving the area behind the Circle K [Gas Station] at the

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Dance Fire near Orleans up to 650 Acres [UPDATED with More Details of Fire]

Photo of the NorCal Team 2 Interagency Management Team that will be working on the Dance Fire. UPDATE 8:10 P.M.: Six Rivers National Forest Press Release: The Dance Fire, which started about 5:15 p.m. on Monday, as of 6:00 p.m. today, has burned 650 acres with an estimated 25% containment.  Fire crews made good progress today in working on the fire.  The fire

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Report of Fire in Ruby Valley Area

UPDATE 6:02 P.M.: Monroe says a small smoldering area was found by the Briceland VFD. “All aircraft and resources are being canceled except one engine and one hand crew.” Original post below—————————————- A column of smoke is reported near Ruby Valley and full dispatch of resources has been sent to the area says George Monroe, a member of the Southern

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