Official Communication Channels

  • Del Norte County Office of Emergency Services Hotline:

    • Primary Line: 707-464-0911 (This hotline may be a recorded message over the weekend that will include relevant information, unless something significant changes)
    • Secondary Line: 707-954-3704


    Emergency Operations Center:

    The City and County have been on a full activation of the Emergency Operations Center. Now that our team has secured generator power for the entire countyhave activated an Emergency Operations Center to manage logistics to support the community during the Smith River Complex Fires. Please check on your neighbors!! If you or someone you know has immediate or urgent needs, please call the Del Norte EOC hotline for assistance (707) 464-0911. (Please save 9-1-1 for emergencies only.)


    Del Norte Office of Emergency Services Facebook:
    For the latest official information for the community.


    Community Alerts:

    If you haven’t signed up or need to update your information for community alerts, please
    go to to sign up for Everbridge to receive targeted disaster


    Local Radio Stations:

    • KPOD 97.9 FM


    • KCRE FM 94.3
      Updates at 8 am, Noon, and 5 pm daily.


    Forest Service Fire Hotline and Email:

    • US Forest Service Fire Hotline (707) 383-9727


    • Smith River Complex Fire Email:


    Trusted Websites

    Up-to-Date Information Online:




    Relevant Facebook Pages:




    Community Information Boards:

    • DNHS parking lot (1301 El Dorado St, Crescent City)


    • Klamath Community Center (225 Klamath Blvd, Klamath)


    • Smith River School gym (564 W First St, Smith River)


    • Howonquet Hall (101 Indian Court, Smith River)


    • Tolowa Dee-Ni' Tribal Offices (12801 Mouth of Smith River Rd, Smith River)


    • Dat-naa-svt Community Center (300 dat-naa-svt, off Ocean View Dr, Smith River)


    • Del Norte County Fairgrounds (421 US Hwy 101, Crescent City) For shelter evacuees only!