Fire History and Resources
This section provides fire history and resource information for Humboldt County and surrounding counties. Major fires reported on KMUD News are posted here and this section will serve as an archive for notable fires in our area.
Fire Resource information:
- To report a fire call 911 and be ready to report:
- that there is a fire.
- where the fire is located.
- the size of the fire.
- Other useful telephone numbers:
- Garberville Area Cal Fire Office: (707) 923-2645
- Cal Fire Humboldt/Del Norte Headquarters in Fortuna: (707) 725-4413
- Arson Hotline: 1-800-468-4408
- Useful Links:
Watch a Cal Fire Video on how to create a defensible space around your home:
According to information received by KMUD News on 9/27/11:
- Total Personnel 883
- Percent Contained - 65%
- Estimated Containment Date - Wednesday September 28th, 2011 approx. 12:00 AM
- Closures/Road Delays: The evacuation order for the community of Ruth was lifted today, Monday, September 26 as of 9:00 a.m.
- Power has been restored and mail delivery will resume in the area. The Red Cross Shelter has closed.