Fire

August 2021

FIRE UPDATE: Highway 299 Reopened to One-Way Traffic Control; McFarland Fire 84 Percent Contained

Monument Fire Has ‘Lots of Potential’ to Spread as Weather Conditions Worsen, Firefighters Say; McFarland Fire 73 Percent Contained

FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Inches Toward Hayfork; Northern Edge of McFarland Fire Sees No Growth for Four Straight Days

FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Reaches 150,000 Acres, McCash Fire Threatens Homes Along Highway 96

Monument Fire Grows to 147,323 Acres; 32 Structures Destroyed

McFarland Fire Grows to 118,000 Acres; 25 Structures Confirmed Destroyed

Nine National Forests in Northern California Are Being Closed Due to Extreme Fire Conditions

Red Cross Taking in Fire Refugees at Fortuna’s Fireman’s Pavilion

Monument Fire Grows By More Than 9,000 Acres, Continues to Threaten Hayfork and Junction City

McFarland Fire Grows to 107,000 Acres; Containment Drops to 51 Percent

HSU Houses More Than 100 Dixie Fire Evacuees From Lassen Community College

Monument Fire Grows to 119,000 Acres as Firefighters Protect Junction City

McFarland Fire Nearly Doubles in Size; Containment Shrinks to 53 Percent

PG&E PSPS ALERT: A Few Humboldt Communities May Have Their Power Shut Off This Week Due to Concerning Weather

MONDAY FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Grows to 97,287 Acres, Now 10 Percent Contained; McFarland Fire Grows to 51,909 Acres, Still 68 Percent Contained

Very Unhealthy to Hazardous Air Quality Conditions Persist in Trinity County

McCash Fire Grows to 2,599 Acres, Remains 1 Percent Contained

SUNDAY FIRE UPDATE: Monument Fire Grows to 82,000 Acres, Now 7 Percent Contained; McFarland Fire Now 68 Percent Contained

Trinity Alps Wilderness Area Closed ‘Til November to Ensure Resources Stay Focused on Wildfire Activity

Highway 36 Now Fully Open; McFarland Fire 51% Contained

Fire Evacuees Can Get Food at Pantries in Willow Creek and Bridgeville

McCash Fire in Orleans Ranger District Grows to 835 Acres; Cultural and Archaeological Sites at Risk, Forest Service Says

McFarland, Monument Fires Jump to 15,000 Acres; Highway 299 and 36 Remain Closed

(VIDEO) Lightning Fires Close Highway 36, Reduce 299 to One Lane In Trinity County

July 2021

See Smoke in Your Air? It’s Moving in From the East

Firefighters Responded to Gas Leak Caused by Car Crash, Unrelated House Fire and Multiple Other Incidents on Saturday Evening

(VIDEO) Several Acres Burned During Fire in South Spit Dunes

(PHOTOS) Spot Fires Break Out Along Samoa Road; Traffic Being Controlled Through the Area

June 2021

Last Night’s Fire Along 96 is Contained, Hoopa Fire Chief Reports

(UPDATING) Wildfire Reported in Hoopa; Multiple Areas Ordered to Evacuate

(UPDATING) Wildfire in Samoa Sends Smoke Into Eureka; New Navy Base Road Closed at Samoa

Roofing Crew, Arcata Fire Stamped Out a Nascent Blaze at McKinleyville Shopping Center Before it Got Sketchy

(PHOTOS) King Salmon Trailer Burns Down

McKinleyville Home ‘Complete Loss’ After Wednesday Blaze

May 2021

Neighbor Saves Tractor From Burning Barn on Ole Hansen Road Late Last Night, Before Large Firefighter Mobilization Knocked Flames Down

(PHOTOS) Firefighters Extinguished Vegetation Fire in Fairhaven Yesterday

Smoke, Carbon Monoxide Alarm Recall Issued, Arcata Fire District Says

Woman Arrested for Arson After Humboldt Bay Fire Responds to Scene of a Van Ablaze in a Eureka Garage

April 2021

(UPDATE: CONTAINED) Calfire Battling Two April Wildfires in the Bald Hills Area

March 2021

Neighbors Rescue McKinleyville Resident From Mobile Home Fire, Arcata Fire Chief Says

Fire at the Old PALCO Mill Site in Fortuna Under Investigation

McKinleyville Home Destroyed By Fire Last Night; Smoke Alarms Save Family, But Pet Perishes

Eureka Police Arrest Suspect in Sunday Morning Vehicle Fire Spree

February 2021

Suspect Detained After String of Suspicious Vehicle Fires in Eureka, Humboldt Bay Fire Says

Arcata Home a Total Loss After Fire This Morning

Arson Now Suspected in Manila Mill Fire, Arcata Fire Chief Says

(UPDATE) Heaps of Old Sap Fueled Intense Samoa Mill Fire; Blaze Likely Caused by Transients, Arcata Fire Says

Residential Fire in Arcata This Morning; One Arrested for Suspected Arson, APD Says

January 2021

Firefighters Dodge Exploding Propane Tanks as Flames Engulf Mobile Homes, RV on Spears Road Last Night

(PHOTO) A Tree Burns in SoHum


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