Fire at the fairgrounds this a.m. (FVFD)
First, yes, the Humboldt County Fair is open.
The Ferndale Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fairgrounds around 5 a.m. today, for an unknown type fire. Upon arrival, the department found 3 merchant booths for the fair on fire in front of Hindley Hall. The booths were destroyed and Hindley Hall had heat damage to the front of the building. The cause of the fire is still unknown.