Emergencies

January 2022

Humboldt Bay Fire Rescues Boater Stuck in the Mud in Eureka Slough During Low Tide

PG&E Begs for Forgiveness By Giving Away Firewood to Local Customers Affected By Outages; Some Have Been Without Power for More Than A Week

Humboldt Bay Fire Dive Teams Assist Sheriff’s Office as Search for Missing Canoer Continues

December 2021

PG&E Says Progress is Being Made on Willow Creek-Area Outages; Don’t Read Too Much Into Those Mid-January Estimated Restoral Times

Sheriff Declares Local Emergency in Snow-Bound Hills, Asks Residents for Reports of Local Damage

(UPDATES) HOLY MOLY: 6.2 Quake Rocks and Rattles Humboldt

KNOW YOUR ZONE! The Office of Emergency Services Has Divided Up the County Into Many, Many Zones for Purposes of Emergency Planning, and It Would Behoove You to Know the Name of the Zone That is Yours

GPS Leads Southern California Man Up Bald Hills Road During Snowstorm; Sheriff Office Deputies Effect Rescue

Sector Humboldt Bay Rescues Lost Coast Hiker With Broken Leg

November 2021

(UPDATE: FOUND) Eureka Police Ask Public’s Help in Locating 71-Year-Old Local Man Known to Use Two Walking Sticks

(UPDATE: BLOWN UP) Eureka Police, Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad Looking at Suspicious Device in Downtown Eureka

Humboldt Bay Fire Rescue Swimmer Michael Tyson Gets Red Cross Laurels For Pulling Unconscious Man Out of Elk River Slough

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


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