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San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Friday May 16th, 2014 :: 01:37 p.m. PDT


Cocos/San Marcos Fire Evacuation Notice Update

ALL evacuation notices for communities threatened by the Cocos Fire in San Marcos REMAIN IN EFFECT except for LAKE SAN MARCOS.

Initially, it was reported that evacuation notices had been lifted for Mt. Israel and Del Dios. TO BE CLEAR, THESE AREAS WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

These communities remain closed for your safety. Law enforcement and fire crews want to make sure these areas are safe from downed power lines, hazardous materials and hot spots, among other things.

The Sheriff's Department wants to thank the people of San Marcos for your patience and cooperation. Your safety is our top priority.

You can follow the Sheriff's Department on Facebook (, Twitter (@SDSheriff) and Nixle for the latest updates on fires burning in our jurisdiction.

To receive text or e-mail alerts from Nixle, text your zip code to "888-777." Standard text messaging rates will apply. For any non-emergency issues, call the Sheriff's Department at (858) 565-5200.

For additional information on the fires, call 2-1-1 or visit the San Diego County Emergency Site at:

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
9621 Ridgehaven Ct
San Diego, CA 92123

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 858-565-5200

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