Supervisor Estelle Fennell on Humboldt's Fire Response, COVID Impacts, Social Media Misinformation and the Upcoming Election | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County

Humboldt Holding Up

Supervisor Estelle Fennell on Humboldt's Fire Response, COVID Impacts, Social Media Misinformation and the Upcoming Election

(AUDIO) Estelle Fennell is Holding Up

In a year full of them, this week would have to rank near the top of Humboldt’s weirdest-ever weeks. We made it through the orange crush, but fire to the east still sits right at the county’s doorstep and some residents remain under mandatory evacuation orders. 

Supervisor Fennell is no stranger to the Zoom

At this point, the portion of the Humboldt most-affected by the blazes is overseen by Second District Supervisor Estelle Fennell, who was kind enough to catch us up on the local fire response in the latest episode of Humboldt Holding Up — LoCO’s good-enough podcast. Click the audio player above to hear Estelle chat with Stephanie McGeary and Andrew Goff about current fire operations, how COVID-19 is impacting her district, the blessings/curses bestowed upon us by social media during disastrous times, and her reelection campaign.

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Supervisor Estelle Fennell on Humboldt's Fire Response, COVID Impacts, Social Media Misinformation and the Upcoming Election


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