A wide swath of Southern Humboldt County is either under an evacuation order or is being told to be ready to evacuate, due to the fast-moving Hopkins Fire, which is moving west toward Humboldt County from the east.
Need more information? The county has set up a hotline: 707-268-2500.
From the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services:
Due to rapidly evolving wildfire, the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office is issuing an EVACUATION WARNING for the areas west of Bell Springs Road to Highway 101 spanning from Alderpoint Road to the Mendocino / Trinity County Line. This includes the City of Garberville.
Prepare for potential evacuations, including personal supplies and overnight accommodations. Be ready to go at a moment’s notice. More information will follow IF an Evacuation Order is issued. #hopkinsfire