Friday, September 11, 2020

Evacuation Order Downgraded for Communities South of Highway 36 to Casterlin Road

Posted By on Fri, Sep 11, 2020 at 5:27 PM

click to enlarge HUMBOLDT COUNTY SHERIFF OES
  • Humboldt County Sheriff OES
The evacuation order for communities south of Highway 36 to Casterlin Road (not including all properties on Casterlin Road) has been downgraded to an evacuation warning.

Residents who live in this area can start going back home via Highway 36 to Alderpoint Road only but should be ready to evacuate again at a moment’s notice.

All properties on Casterlin Road and south to the county line remain under an evacuation order.

Current road closures include: Alderpoint Road at Fort Seward Road, Alderpoint Road at Dyerville Loop Road and Bell Springs Road.

Read the full release below.

Evacuation Order downgraded for communities south of Highway 36 to Casterlin Road

Due to positive developments in fire behavior and the hard work of firefighters from Humboldt County and beyond, the Evacuation Order for the following areas has been downgraded to an evacuation warning: communities south of Highway 36 to Casterlin Road, not including all properties on Casterlin Road. Residents who live in this area may begin to return home via Highway 36 to Alderpoint Road only, but should remain ready to evacuate again at a moment’s notice.

All properties on Casterlin Road and south to the county line remain under an evacuation order.

Please visit humboldtgov.org/evacmap for the latest evacuation map.

CURRENT ROAD CLOSURES
  • Alderpoint Road at Fort Seward Road
  • Alderpoint Road at Dyerville Loop Road
  • Bell Springs Road
SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY ALERTS

Humboldt County residents are encouraged to sign up for Humboldt Alert to receive local emergency notifications, including information regarding evacuations and emergency sheltering in the event of a wildfire or other emergency incident. Residents can sign up by going to: humboldtgov.org/alerts

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information regarding the Hopkins Fire, current impact and evacuation areas, please go to humboldtsheriff.org and visit @HumCoOES on Facebook and Twitter, or call 707-268-2500
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