Emergencies

November 2019

Fortuna Woman Hit By Truck, Hospitalized With Major Injuries After Reportedly Walking In Front of Oncoming Traffic on Safety Corridor

Will Possible Power Shutdown This Week Hit Humboldt? Probably Not (But Maybe), and Here’s Why We Think That

(UPDATE) Carlotta Woman Reportedly Jumps From Truck During Argument on Highway 101 On-Ramp, Suffers Major Injuries From Being Run Over By Rear Wheels

Junior Lifeguards Save Two Tourists Who Were Nearly Swept Out to Sea at Trinidad State Beach

Water Rescue Victim Found Unresponsive After Falling From Eureka Slough Bridge; Suspect Arrested for Interfering With Rescue, Humboldt Bay Fire Says

October 2019

PG&E SPOKESPERSON: SoHum Now, Northern Humboldt 9 P.M. Tonight

BLACKOUT TOMORROW! County Advises That PG&E Has Confirmed Another Shutdown in the Middle of the Night; Here’s What You Need to Know

Food For People Says It Will Stay Open Throughout The Next Shutoff, if It Comes

PG&E SAYS: Crews Working to Restore Power to Humboldt, But Some Parts Of The County May Stay Dark All The Way Through to the Next Shutdown

Elderly Arcata Man Suffering From Dementia Found Safe at the North Jetty

OK! Now We’re Looking at 9 P.M. or Thereafter, With an ‘All-Clear’ Tomorrow Afternoon (Though the Blackout Will Last Longer)

Arcata Police Looking For Elderly Man Suffering From Dementia Who Wandered Off This Afternoon

In Latest Press Release, PG&E Predicts 850,000 Customers Will Be Affected by Coming Blackout, Which Will Probably Last Longer Than the Last One

BLACKOUT ALERT: County Says to Plan For Shutdown to Start Early Afternoon Tomorrow, and to Last for Four Days

A PG&E Spokesperson Talks to KHUM About This Weekend’s Potential Power Shutoff

Another Power Shutoff This Weekend? Office of Emergency Services Lets Everyone Know That They Don’t Know, But That It’s Definitely Possible

PG&E Preparing For Another Power Shutoff This Week; But Probably Not for Humboldt; But Yes, That’s What They Said Last Time Too

Did Your Eureka Business Suffer a Loss During the Blackout? The City Would Like to Hear About While it Pursues an Emergency Declaration

SURVEY: How About That Power Outage? Office of Emergency Services Seeks Humboldt’s Feedback

POWER UP! Most of Humboldt County Had Its Electricity Restored Overnight, But There Are Still Patches of Darkness

Sen. Mike McGuire Says Humboldt Will Start Coming Back Online Tonight

Humboldt State is Closed Through Tomorrow, At Least

Highway Drivers! Caltrans Will Be Placing These Flashing Yellow Lights at Intersections in Eureka and Arcata Tonight, ‘Cause the Stoplights Will Be Dead

PG&E Says Power Could Be Restored to Humboldt Sooner Than Had Been Expected

Here’s the Latest Outage News From Around the County; More Information Should Be Available Soon

Some Postal Services May Be Affected By Outage, USPS Says

UPDATED: Press Conference at the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services

PG&E Spokesperson Confirms That They’re Planning For Three to Five Days of Blackout, Talks About Why Humboldt Had to Be Deenergized

Want to Help Out? You Can Still Donate Blood Today

County to Open Emergency ‘Resource Centers’ at Redwood Acres, CR; Charging Station for Medical Devices Available in Eureka

(AUDIO) KHUM’s Cliff Berkowitz Interviews Sean Quincey of the Humboldt County Office of Emergency Services

Humboldt Goes Dark: The Great PG&E Shutdown of 2019 is Upon Us

THAT’S IT: The Big Power Shutdown is Definitely Going to Hit Humboldt Too

(UPDATE) OFFICE OF EDUCATION: Most Schools Will Stay Open Tomorrow, Whether There is Power Or Not, But There Are A Couple of Exceptions

The Power WILL Be Cut Off to a Large Swath of California Tonight … But There’s Maybe a Chance That Some of Humboldt Will Escape That Fate?

Humboldt Bay Fire, Eureka Police Department Share Safety Tips in Preparation of Looming Power Outage

County Emergency Services Issue Statement on Potential Days-Long Power Shutoff; Says PG&E Working on Plan to Backfill Power at King Salmon Plant

(UPDATES) BLACKOUT ALERT: That Big, Upcoming PG&E Shutdown May Well Include Humboldt After All, Says County Office of Emergency Services

(UPDATE) Fearing Wildfire, PG&E Could Shut Off Power to As Many As 30 California Counties Wednesday (But Probably Not Humboldt)

[UPDATE: ALL CLEAR] Unmanned Inflatable Boat Found Drifting Near Crescent City Prompts Coast Guard Search

September 2019

UPDATE: Sector Humboldt Bay Rescues Three People Sailing From Washington to San Francisco After Boat Loses Propulsion in 20-Foot Seas

(VIDEO) Coasties Rescue Three People, One Chihuahua From Sailboat in Rough Seas Near the Humboldt-Del Norte Border

(UPDATES) (PHOTOS) Emergency at the North Jetty; One Surfer Picked Up by Coast Guard After Companions Attempt Rescue

Arcata Fire Rescues Two After Dead Tree Falls on Homeless Encampment

(VIDEO) Sector Humboldt Bay Rescues Two Injured Firefighters Hit By Falling Rocks While Battling Middle Fire in Trinity Alps

Sector Humboldt Bay Rescues Two Men Stranded on Island at Mouth of the Eel River After Personal Watercraft Fails

August 2019

Local Man Daniel Komins Found Dead in Trinity Alps; Preliminary Investigation Reveals the Missing Hiker May Have Fallen in Steep, Rocky Terrain

Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department Shares List of Items Public Can Donate to Aid Search Efforts for Daniel Komins

California National Guard, Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Join Effort to Find Missing Trinity Alps Hiker From Blue Lake

Kayakers Help Sheriff’s Office Recover Body Near Trinidad State Beach


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