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LA COUNTY FIRE DEPT: Verdugo & Foothill Communities
Saturday July 23rd, 2016 :: 08:04 p.m. PDT


#SandFire-20,000 acres; 10% contain; All evacs & road closures remain in place; Some structures damaged/destroyed; no details yet.



Unified Command with LACoFD / ANF / LASD
20,000 Acres, 10% containment

Structures Destroyed/Damaged: We are aware that there are structures that have been destroyed or damaged in the Bear Divide and Sand Canyon areas; however, we cannot confirm any particular properties. Damage Assessment Teams are in the area, and we will release that information when it becomes available.

Personnel: 919

There will be three helicopters working throughout the night tonight (2 water-dropping, 1 medical)

Road Closures:
Sand Canyon and Soledad Canyon - no entry into Sand Canyon.
No access to Sand Canyon at northbound 14 Freeway.
Sand Canyon and Lost Canyon - no traffic into Sand Canyon.
Placerita Canyon and the 14 Freeway - no traffic into Placerita Canyon.
Soledad Canyon Road eastbound from the 14 Freeway.
Agua Dulce Canyon Road eastbound from the 14 Freeway.
Crown Valley Road eastbound from the 14 Freeway.
Sand Canyon Road east of Placerita Canyon to 12300 Little Tujunga.

Mandatory Evacuations:
All residents in Sand Canyon from Lost Canyon to Bear Divide.
All residents in Placerita Canyon from the Nature Center to Sand Canyon.
Little Tujunga from Bear Divide to LA River Ranger District (Station), 12371 Little Tujunga Cyn Rd.

All evacuations encompass approximately 1,500 homes
100 Commercial buildings threatened.

Evacuation Centers:
Hart High School, 24825 N. Newhall, Santa Clarita, 91321
Lakeview Terrace Recreation Center, 11075 Foothill Blvd, Lakeview Terrace, 91340
The Evacuation Center at Golden Valley High School has been closed.


Remain vigilant, review Ready Set Go!

LA COUNTY FIRE DEPT: Verdugo & Foothill Communities
19190 Golden Valley Rd
Santa Clarita, CA 91387

Emergency: 9-1-1

Alert Details

Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Fire suppression and rescue

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