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LA COUNTY FIRE DEPT: Verdugo & Foothill Communities
Sunday July 24th, 2016 :: 08:54 a.m. PDT
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#SandFire-22K acres, 10% contain. Evacs/road closures same. Sand Cyn, Placrta Cyn remain vigilant; Soledad, Agua Dulce, Acton-high alert.

UPDATE AS OF 8:00 AM - Press Conference at 11:00 am, west side of Golden Valley High School.

#SandFire – As temperatures rise and the potential for winds increases, Sand Canyon and Placerita Canyon remain at risk, as well as Soledad Canyon, and moving into Agua Dulce and Acton. Residents in Sand Canyon and Placerita Canyon should remain vigilant, and residents of Soledad Canyon, Agua Dulce, and Acton should remain on high alert.

Unified Command with LACoFD / ANF / LASD
22,000 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: 1,673

There will be 10 helicopters and 5 fixed-wing aircraft working throughout the day.

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 residents
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.

Large Animals:
Pierce College is accepting large animals.
Hansen Dam is full and no longer accepting large animals.

Instructions:

Review/Implement your Ready Set Go Wildfire Action Plan

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

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Past - Responsive action is no longer required
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Fire suppression and rescue
Event:
Wildfire

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