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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Saturday November 17th, 2018 :: 05:58 p.m. PST



LOS ANGELES (Sat., Nov. 17, 2018) – The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is announcing the repopulation of the following areas impacted by the #WoolseyFire - effective Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

The following areas inside of the impacted fire area will be opened beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday:

This will include the following areas of Las Virgenes Road / Malibu Canyon Road:

o Malibu City limit (south)
o Mulholland Highway (north)
o EXCEPTION: A traffic closure remains in effect to westbound traffic on Mulholland Highway from Malibu Canyon Road

The opening re-establishes a second major traffic artery from the valley to the coast since the area was majorly impacted from the Woolsey Fire. As of 5:30 p.m., Topanga Canyon Road and Las Virgenes Road/Malibu Canyon Road will be available for all vehicle traffic.

The link below can be used to assist the public in determining if their property is in an area that has been repopulated:

Simply visit the link and enter an address for the #WoolseyFire area in the search field and press enter. You can then scroll out on the map to determine if the indicated area has a red or green background. Red indicates the area is still closed and unsafe to return. Green indicates the area is open for repopulation. In addition to the map, the above written descriptions of the areas to be opened has been provided.

The Fire Incident Command continues to monitor the active fire areas, as well as those areas remaining closed due to critical infrastructure concerns or safety hazards. Any future information pertaining to safety conditions and repopulation will be updated at the following link:

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have a strong presence in the repopulated and evacuated areas for the next several days to ensure the protection of our residents and their property. All other road closures and evacuated areas for the #WoolseyFire remain in effect.

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Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Hall of Justice - First floor 
211 W. Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012


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Los Angeles, CA 90012

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