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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Wednesday December 6th, 2017 :: 12:31 p.m. PST
Advisory

LA Co Firefighters, Sheriff's Deps, Police Agencies, Co Depts, Orgs & Volunteers Work Toward Containing #CreekFire

Los Angeles County and Local Firefighters, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies, Along with Other Police Agencies, County Departments, Organizations, and Volunteers Continue to Work Toward Containing the Fires and Returning Residents to the Their Homes
 
Los Angeles County and local fire department personnel are actively engaged in battling the co-burning Creek and Rye Fires.  
 
More than 65 deputy personnel and support staff from nine Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department patrol stations are working to evacuate residents, protect life and property, assist with road closures, and keep the area accessible to firefighters.  Deputies are also embedded in communities protecting areas which have been evacuated.
 
There are no known injuries of LASD personnel or residents.
 
We ask residents in affected areas who were not asked to evacuate, to remain vigilant and prepare for evacuations in the event they become necessary or for a prolonged period of time.  Please prepare a go-bag containing:
 
•        Identification
•        Medication
•        Food and water
•        Important documents, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, etc.
•        Any emergency supplies
•        A change of clothes
•        Toiletries
 
Below is a summary of information regarding these fires:
 
#CreekFire:
 
 
As of 1050 hrs, 12/6/17:
 
4pm , Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017 at Hansen Dam Recreation Center, 11798 Foothill Blvd, Lake View Terrace
- Confirmed attendees: LASD Sheriff Jim McDonnell; LA City Fire Chief; LA Co Fire Chief; Mayor Garcetti; LAPD Rep (TBD) - Unknown if LAPD Chief Beck; Supervisor Kathryn Barger, 5th District. 
 
Acres burned: 11,377
% contained: 0%
Number of residents evacuated:  Approximately 250,000
Mandatory evacuations/orders: Evacuation area is North of the 210 Freeway from Lowell Blvd to the East and Glenoaks Blvd off-ramp / Sombrero Canyon to the West. In the Shadow Hills area, evacuations have been ordered between the areas of Wentworth St to the North, Wheatland Ave to the West, and Sunland Blvd to the South.  Evacuees will not be allowed back into the evacuation area until evacuation orders are lifted.

Shelter Locations (residents):  
SYLMAR RECREATION CENTER - (818) 367-5656
13109 Borden Ave, Los Angeles, CA 91342
Accepting evacuees and pets with owner
 
 
BRANFORD RECREATION CENTER - (818) 893-4923
13306 Branford St, Arleta, CA 91331
Accepting evacuees and pets with owner
 
 
STONEHURST RECREATION RECREATION CENTER - (818) 767-0314
9901 Dronfield Ave. Sun Valley, CA 91352
Accepting evacuees and pets with owner
 
 
VAN NUYS SHERMAN OAKS RECREATION CENTER - (818) 783-5121
14201 Huston Street. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Accepting evacuees and pets with owner
 
 
BALBOA RECREATION CENTER - (818) 756-9642
17015 Burbank Blvd, Encino, CA 91316
 
Accepting evacuees and pets with owner
DELANO RECREATION CENTER
15100 ERWIN STREET
VAN NUYS, CA 91411
 
Accepting evacuees and pets with owner
Shelter Locations: (animals)
ANTELOPE VALLEY FAIRGROUNDS - (661) 948-6060
2551 W Avenue H, Lancaster, CA 93536
 
Animal shelter only: Accepting large animals, including horses
WEST VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER - (888) 452-7381
20655 Plummer Street, Los Angeles, CA 91311
 
Small animal shelter only
EAST VALLEY ANIMAL SHELTER - (888) 452-7381
14409 Vanowen St, Los Angeles, CA 91405
 
Small animal shelter only
Hansen Dam 
11798 Foothill Blvd
Sylmar, CA 91342
 
In regard to the animal evacuation centers, Pierce College and LA Equestrian is at capacity. Hansen Dam has a few stalls available and all other equestrian animals should be taken to the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds. 
 
Over 400 LACoFD personnel still actively battling flames; remain heavily involved at #CreekFire
 
Approximately 40 LASD personnel are currently deployed for the #CreekFire
 
 
ROAD CLOSURES:

  • 210 freeway Eastbound exits closed: Osbourne Ave, Wheatland Ave, Sunland Blvd, and La Tuna Canyon Road.
  • 210 freeway Westbound exits closed: From Lowell Avenue to the 118 freeway. 
 
 *Keep in mind: Temperatures are cooler at night, therefore a more accurate assessment of the fires will occur in the morning*
 
#RyeFire:
Approximately 7,000 acres were burned and the area is 5% contained at this time.
 
If residents are asked to evacuate, they can seek shelter at:
 
College of the Canyons-West Gymnasium
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road,
Santa Clarita
 
Per Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel, residents of the Valencia Travel Village, located at 27946 Henry Mayo Drive, Castaic, may return to their homes.  This will be residents with identification.  Deputies will be checking identification to see if people traveling through the area reside in the above listed areas.
 
No live stock will be allowed back into the area for at least 24 hours after the population of residents.
 
No large vehicles, such as trailers, RV’s, horse trailers or other oversized vehicle will be allowed into the area.  Fire officials still have large vehicles traveling along those streets and require adequate space to travel.
 
There are no reports of road closures at this time.
 
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213-229-1700
 
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Jim McDonnell, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
 
 
 

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