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Glendora Police Department
Saturday January 21st, 2017 :: 04:00 p.m. PST


Colby Fire Impact Area - Orange Alert - Effective Sunday, January, 22, 2017 at 8:00 am

Based upon updated information from the National Weather Service and Los Angeles County Flood Control, the City of Glendora will be raising the alert level to Orange - voluntary evacuations - starting Sunday at 8:00 am. The National Weather Service estimates we could receive over 4 inches of rain. Flood Control has notified us that moderate debris flows are possible.
The Police Department, Public Works, Community Services, Los Angeles County Fire Dept, and Los Angeles County Public Works have all increased staffing and patrols of the Colby Fire Impact Area.
Based upon the current forecast, we anticipate the voluntary evacuations will be lifted by the start of Monday morning.
For updated information, please follow the Glendora Police Dept and the City of Glendora's social media platforms. For additional information for the Colby Fire Impact Area as well as locations to pick up sandbags go to
Other Important Information

  • Trash service in the Colby Fire Impact Area will be delayed until Tuesday. Do not put out trash on Sunday. All trash will be picked up Tuesday.
  • Do not park on the streets in the Colby Fire Impact Area.
  • Big Dalton Canyon will be closed starting on Sunday at 8:00 am.
  • Due to the weather, there is a possibility that some trees may fall on Foothill Bl. As such, temporary "No Parking" signs have been deployed in certain areas between Cullen Ave and Lone Hill Ave.
  • The debris basins are looking good and are basically empty.
 Orange Alert level protocols:
  • Voluntary Evacuation orders in effect. 
  • Remove vehicles, trash bins, and other obstructions from the street.
  • Evacuation Center will not be open at 8:00 am but will open if the need arises. The Evacuation Center is located at the Crowther Teen & Family Center, 241 W. Dawson in Glendora
  • Those persons staying should move to the highest point within their home.
  • Residents who do evacuate will be afforded the opportunity to re-gain entry to their residence at the discretion of the Police Department upon showing proof of residency.
The Colby Fire Impact Area encompasses about 1,000 homes north of Sierra Madre Ave, between the western city boundaries of Azusa/Glendora to the eastern boundary of properties on the western side of the Little Dalton Wash.

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Glendora Police Department
150 South Glendora Avenue
Glendora, CA 91741

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