Emergencies

September 2021

(UPDATING) Fire at Eureka’s Waste Management Transfer Station

(UPDATE) Officer-Involved Shooting in the Arcata Bottoms: Sheriff’s Office, Other First Responders Investigating

(UPDATE: FOUND): Elderly Man Missing From Assisted Living Facility on Myrtle Avenue

Get Your Questions on the Knob Fire in to the Office of Emergency Services, and They’ll be Answered Shortly

August 2021

(UPDATE) New Evacuation Orders Issued for the Knob Fire Burning South of Willow Creek

Local Woman Hospitalized Following Dog Attack in Fortuna

SMOKE ALERT: Unhealthy Conditions on the Highway 96 Corridor Today, but Relief Should be Coming Tonight

Unresponsive Man Floating in the Elk River Slough Saved By Rescue Swimmer, Humboldt Bay Fire Says

Burn Victims Medevaced Near Shelter Cove Yesterday After ATV Failure

Highways 299 and 36 Closed as Trinity County Wildfires Continue to Grow

Coast Guard Rescues Man Stranded on Cliffside Near Patrick’s Point

July 2021

Child Dies Following Reported Medical Emergency at the Carson Mansion Pool

(UPDATE) Man Who Went Missing Near Mitchell Heights Early Tuesday Morning Has Reportedly Returned Home

Trinidad Declares Drought Emergency, Says Water Conservation is Necessary and May Become Mandatory

(UPDATE) SILVER ALERT: 81-Year-Old Man With Alzheimer’s Missing From Mad River Hospital Found

June 2021

Coast Guard Rescues Six From Disabled Sailboat 80 Miles West of Crescent City

Orleans Resident Hospitalized With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound Expected to Recover, Sheriff’s Office Says

(VIDEO) DUI Driver Hits Power Pole on Memorial Day, Causing Fire, Outages, Active Lines to Fall Into a Popular Blue Lake Swimming Hole; Jogger Saves the Day By Stomping Out Flames

April 2021

(UPDATED) King Salmon Closed to Traffic as SWAT Team Deploys to Take Domestic Violence Suspect Into Custody

Six Dead of Fentanyl Overdose Last Month Alone, Says Sheriff’s Office in Alert Issued to Humboldt County Citizens

(UPDATE: FOUND) Sheriff’s Office Searching for Four-Year-Old Missing in the Myrtletown Area

March 2021

Missing Oakland Woman Found By CHP After Spending the Night in Her Car Along a Snowy Trinity County Backroad

Three Caltrans Workers Injured By Falling Tree While Performing Slide Prevention Work at Last Chance Grade

February 2021

Firefighters Revive Lifeless Baby on Christmas Eve; Infant Returns Home to Eureka After Receiving Prolonged Medical Treatment in San Francisco, HBF Says

Woman Injured Hiking Lost Coast Trail Flown to St. Joseph Hospital

U.S. Coast Guard Rescues Distressed Kayakers Near Trinidad Head

January 2021

Humboldt Bay Entrance Channel Reopened After Fishing Boat Wrecked on the South Jetty Sunday

(VIDEO) U.S. Coast Guard Releases More Information on Yesterday’s Water Rescue Near Agate Beach

Commercial Crabbing Boat Sinks Off the Coast of Agate Beach; Sector Humboldt Bay Airlifts Crew to Safety

December 2020

Video Shows Three People Running for Their Lives as Multiple Waves Nearly Sweep Them Off the North Jetty

(VIDEO) Search and Rescue Underway for 67-Year-Old Woman Who Was Reportedly Swept Out to Sea at the North Jetty, Sheriff’s Office Says

Missing Mom and Three-Year-Old Found Safe on Highway 101 Five Days After Car Crash

November 2020

Guy Self-Extricates From Manila Dunes After a Night of Being Lost Amongst Them

ALERT: Lay Off the Wild Mussels and Clams! California Department of Public Health Detects Deadly Toxins in Local Wild Shellfish

October 2020

Possible Public Safety Power Shutoff Starting Sunday May Affect Thousands in Humboldt, PG&E Says

RED FLAG WARNING: A Decent Swath of Humboldt Could be in the Path of Another Public Safety Power Shutoff Next Week

Alderpoint Road, Ruth Lake in Path of PG&E’s Public Safety Power Shutoff This Evening

Firefighter Battling August Complex Seriously Injured After Fire-Damaged Tree Falls Onto Pickup Truck Near Forest Glen

The Blood Bank is Critically Low on Supply Right Now — Especially Type O — and Really Needs Your Donations ASAP

September 2020

SMOKE REPORT: The Air Will be Hazardous to Health in Hoopa and Willow Creek Today, Air Quality Management District Warns

Red Cross Partners With Local Volunteers, Community Groups to Provide Food and Shelter to Wildfire Evacuees

Legit Farmers and Ranchers Can Get Day Passes Into the SoHum Evacuation Zone to Tend to Their Crops and Animals Now, County Says

Boat Sinks 28 Miles South of Eureka; Two Crew Members Rescued, Coast Guard Says

Bear River Band of Rohnerville Rancheria Welcoming Fire Refugees

NEW EVACUATION WARNING: Everyone East of the Highway as Far North as Myers Flat is Now Urged to Be Ready to Go

City of Rio Dell Opens Free Water Station For Fire Evacuees

Garberville Residents Told to be Ready to Evacuate, Along With Another Wide Swath of SoHum

EVACUATION ORDER: All Communities Along Alderpoint Road Ordered to Evacuate Immediately

(PHOTOS) Humboldt Rises to Feeble Dawn as Smoke Chokes Coastal Skies

Evacuation Warning Issued for Alderpoint Area; Humboldt OES Urges Residents to Be Ready to Go


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