Fire had been blowing towards the old creamery building and Fed Ex building.
From Arcata Fire District:
"Arcata Fire District units are mopping up at a vegetation fire at the west end of 8th Street. Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Humboldt Bay Fire, and Samoa Peninsula Fire District are assisting with fire attack and coverage of the District."
Multiple media outlets reported on the fire, North Coast News' Scott Rates was live; so was Bobby Kroeker for Kym Kemp.
According to Kym Kemp's site, Arcata Crime Unit is investigating if a homeless camp was cause of fire.
Words Worth regular and friend Jesse took these pictures and video.