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June 12, 2024
todd / 4:47 p.m.

Eureka Suspicious Device: 1100 block of Bay Street north of Myrtle Avenue - Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a coroner’s case and arrived on scene to find the individual on or near what was described as a “suspicious device”. EPD and HCSO are on scene establishing a perimeter until resources arrive to evaluate the item.

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June 8, 2024
todd / 10:56 p.m.

Eureka Structure Fire: In the area of 3rd and X St for multiple reports of a possible explosion and flames seen from a residence, possibly from the garage. EPD and HBF are on scene with a confirmed fire.

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June 7, 2024
todd / 12:02 a.m.

Eureka Structure Fire: 6th and E - HBF is on scene with a working commercial structure fire. HBF has requested mutual aid including an engine and chief officer from Arcata Fire, one engine from Samoa Fire and one engine from Loleta Fire to respond directly to the scene. Blue Lake Fire is being requested to cover the HBF response area.

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June 6, 2024
todd / 6:03 p.m.

Willow Creek Fire Update: Forest Service is currently showing the Bremer Fire at an estimated 0.1 acres and things seem to be coming under control. Of note, this area saw some relatively low intensity fire during the 2022 Six Rivers Lightning Complex when the Campbell Fire burned down to Seeley McIntosh. The air attack has been released back to Redding. Helicopter 506, the Shasta-Trinity Helitack helicopter, has been released and is fueling for a possible new incident up towards Happy Camp.

todd / 5 p.m.

Willow Creek Fire Update: An air attack plane from Redding is orbiting the fire and the helitanker is also overhead. Ground resources include Willow Creek and Salyer Fire along with two engines, two patrols, one handcrew, one water tender and a division chief from the Forest Service. The Forest Service is calling this the “Bremer” fire. The location of the fire is reported to be east of Seeley McIntosh from Racoon Ln. and south of Bremer Creek. The coordinate given by the Forest Service are (40.943217, -123.608500). No word yet on acreage.

todd / 4:27 p.m.

Willow Creek Structure Fire into the Vegetation: Seeley McIntosh Rd. at Racoon Ln. - Willow Creek Fire is on scene with a structure fire with reported spread into the vegetation. Access is limited to smaller type 6 engines only. All other resources will have to stage on Seeley McIntosh. Salyer Fire is also responding. The Fortuna ECC has dispatched Helitanker 3HT, a large Type I helicopter, which will be responding from Rohnerville. (The original dispatch for this incident was around 16:00)

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June 1, 2024
todd / 5:31 p.m.

Eureka Structure Fire: 1400 block of B street cross of 14th and B - Humboldt Bay Fire is on scene of a working structure fire in a two story Victorian residential structure. HBF has established “B IC” and requested a second alarm. Arcata Fire is sending an engine to the scene to assist. Samoa Fire was requested for coverage but was unable to staff so Loleta Fire will be responding to cover the city.

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May 22, 2024
todd / 2:34 p.m.

Eureka Traffic Collision Update: Two occupants/drivers of the involved vehicles were transported by ambulance to the hospital with moderate to major injuries. The status of the pedestrian has not been confirmed. I Street is closed from 9th to 7th and 7th, 8th and 9th Streets are blocked at I Street. A command post has been established for the investigation at 9th and I Street. All on duty EPD officers are assigned to the incident and off duty officers have been recalled to cover the rest of the city.

todd / 1:53 p.m.

Eureka Traffic Collision: In the area of 7th and I Street - Report of a vehicle vs. pedestrian involving up to 3 vehicles. CPR is reportedly in progress on the pedestrian. EPD is on scene requesting fire upgrade to an extrication response due to at least one driver being trapped in a vehicle. 7th and I are both closed in the area and officers may be expanding the road closures as more resources arrive

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May 16, 2024
todd / 10:33 p.m.

McKinleyville Assault: 1000 block of Griffith Road (just south of School Road near 101) - HCSO responded code 3 to reports of an assault in progress. Deputies were initially sent to a different address but diverted to the Griffith address after receiving additional information. Deputies arrived on scene and made entry to the home where they discovered the victims and reported that both had severe head trauma. Fire and medical personnel who were staged nearby were cleared to enter and a second code 3 ambulance was requested. Deputies were out with at least one possible suspect. Both victims are being transported to area hospitals by ambulance with what sound like major injuries. CHP units were also requested to assist.

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May 15, 2024
todd / 7:32 p.m.

Willow Creek Drowning Update: The victim on the rocks was just hoisted out by the Coast Guard helicopter and is being flown to the old Willow Creek airstrip/Big Rock area where they will be transferred to the ambulance. The second victim is still missing. The HCSO boat is on scene launching from Big Rock and planning to work upstream towards Kimtu where the missing victim was last seen.

todd / 7:22 p.m.

Willow Creek Drowning Update: The Coast Guard helicopter is on scene working with ground resources for the search and rescue operation for the original victim and the second victim who was stranded on the rocks. NOAA is reporting flows on the Trinity River at the Hoopa gage to be approximately 8,500 CFM at 17.5 feet. This is just slightly lower than flows during last month’s drowning incident disappearance in the river on April 22, which occurred several miles downstream near the Tish Tang Campground. Flow on April 22 at the Hoopa gage was in the 10,000-12,000 CFM range, though it was rising sharply throughout the day and the days that followed.

todd / 7:17 p.m.

Eureka Structure Fire: 3400 Block of Oregeon Street cross of Gibson Ave for a report of a large amount of marijuana on fire in a garage. A large column of smoke is visible. HBF is arriving on scene

todd / 6:35 p.m.

Willow Creek Drowning Update: Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 6547 is airborne from ACV and enroute to the Kimtu Incident

todd / 6:24 p.m.

Willow Creek Possible Drowning Victim: Initial reports are that a person entered the water in the area of the Kimtu beach in Willow Creek. An additional party entered the water and is now stuck on the rocks across the river. The status of the original victim is unclear. Responding and at scene are HCSO, Willow Creek Fire, Hoopa Ambulance and possibly Hoopa Fire and/or PD with a boat. HCSO’s boat is also responding from the coast.

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April 29, 2024
Going Down @ 10:21 a.m.

GARFIELD, FRESHWATER SCHOOLS LOCKDOWN: Garfield and Freshwater schools went on lockdown this morning. This appears to be in connection with a presumed homicide that took place earlier in the morning at a home off Fickle Hill Road. We’ll have more information as we get it.

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April 27, 2024
todd / 9:28 p.m.

Arcata Unknown Type Fire w/ Burn Injuries: This was originally dispatched a possible structure fire with multiple RP’s reporting fire visible from Samoa Blvd along the railroad tracks. Arcata Fire is now on scene at O Street and Tenth Street with a patient with extremely severe burn injuries. An ambulance is responding code 3 to their location. They are now requesting a second code 3 ambulance for another possible patient. The fire appears further south towards Samoa but it is still unclear what is on fire and what the cause was.; Already dispatched and responding are Arcata Fire all call, Blue Lake Fire, Samoa Fire, Humboldt Bay Fire and Arcata Ambulance. An Arcata Fire unit at scene has assumed “Samoa IC”

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April 22, 2024
todd / 9:17 p.m.

CHP helicopter H-14 just had an extremely close call with an unidentified drone at 1200 feet AGL

todd / 8:29 p.m.

A CHP riot team is responding to Cal Poly Humboldt from Redding

todd / 8:12 p.m.

H-14 is reporting that individuals are fighting with officers at the entrance to a building (They believed it was the library, but I believe it is Siemens Hall). H-14 is leaving for fuel. HCSO’s communication center was being tied up with 911 calls demanding arrestees be released. Radio traffic from the search and rescue case in Hoopa has been disrupted by everything going on, but it sounds like a very unfortunate outcome up there.

todd / 7:35 p.m.

CHP H-14 has now been diverted from the search and rescue to respond to Cal Poly Humboldt

todd / 7:34 p.m.

Cal Poly Humboldt Riot Update: CHP H-14 is going to be heading to ACV for fuel shortly. They are inquiring if they will be needed for the incident at Cal Poly Humboldt after fueling, which would obviously remove them from the Hoopa search and rescue. Fire and medical are being requested code 3 to Cal Poly for staging. All agencies in the county are being asked to send any available units to assist. HCSO has a code 33 in effect on their frequency now. Their frequency was being utilized for some traffic on the Hoopa search and rescue

todd / 7:26 p.m.

A Code 30 has been declared for the Cal Poly Incident. Needless to say, resources are being stretched extremely thin between the multiple major incidents unfolding throughout the county.

todd / 7:24 p.m.

Cal Poly Humboldt Incident: Officers are making an emergency request for all available units from allied agencies to respond code 3 to the front of the library. An extremely chaotic situation seems to be developing.

todd / 7:23 p.m.

Hoopa Incident Update: A family member of the missing swimmer just jumped into the water at the Tish Tang Campground. A boat is being requested code 3 back to the campground. CHP H-14 is flying back upstream to assist with the family member in the water. One of the boats is currently removing the family member from the river and a code 3 ground ambulance is being requested to their location. They are reportedly alert and stable. CHP H-14 is returning to the search but has offered to divert to transport the family member if their condition changes.

todd / 6:58 p.m.

Update on Conditions: (multiple incidents) Hoopa Incident: CHP helicopter H-14 is flying over the Trinity River working further downstream from the Tish Tang Campground where the missing person entered the water. There is also reportedly a group of rafters passing through the area. Cal Poly Humboldt Incident: Officers are continuing to deal with the agitated crowd. Traffic for the incident is now on CLEMARS 1 (154.920) Weitchpec/Martins Ferry Incident: I did not hear the radio report, but CHP CAD is now reporting that this is a non-injury accident. REACH 5 appears to be flying back to Redding.

todd / 6:20 p.m.

Cal Poly Humboldt: A large group of protesters gathered earlier in the Siemens Hall area near the university president’s office. The situation escalated and University police requested assistance from Eureka and Arcata Police Departments as well as the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office. Officers have made multiple announcements to disperse. The crowd seems to be continuing to escalate and officers are reporting that several suspects have now pushed their way past officers into the building. APD has sent a transport van, presumably for arrestees. Several have been detained so far.

todd / 6:11 p.m.

Weitchpec Traffic Collision w/ Extrication: In the area of the Martin’s Ferry Bridge for a vehicle over the side with at least one occupant trapped. Mutual aid from Orleans Fire and Arcata Ambulance has been requested and air ambulance helicopter REACH 5 is responding from Redding. There is a separate, ongoing search for a missing juvenile in the Trinity River in the Hoopa area where multiple agencies are committed. A Coast Guard helicopter has been involved in the search and CHP helicopter H-14 from Redding is responding to take over when the Coast Guard helicopter departs for fuel. Hoopa and HCSO have boats in the water and others are searching by ground.

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April 15, 2024
todd / 8:50 p.m.

Willow Creek Traffic Collision: Highway 299 near mile marker 35 just west of Willow Creek for a report of a head on traffic collision involving 2-3 vehicles. The roadway is reportedly blocked and at least one patient will require extrication. CHP, HCSO, fire and medical are responding. Caltrans has also been requested to assist with traffic control

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April 3, 2024
todd / 6:33 p.m.

Carlotta Traffic Collision w/ Extrication: Highway 36 at Cummings Creek for a vehicle off the roadway into a tree with three patients. The vehicle is reportedly smoking. Carlotta Fire is on scene assuming “Creek” IC with 3 patients, all with moderate to major injuries and all have been extricated from the vehicle. A second ambulance has been requested.

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