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Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday September 8th, 2020 :: 08:40 a.m. PDT


Zone 2E4 downgraded to Evacuation Warning EXCEPT addresses on Sweetwater Springs Rd.

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office is downgrading an Evacuation Order to an Evacuation Warning for the Walbridge Fire area. Use caution when returning to the area as conditions to the roadway may have changed due to the fire. Power poles, trees, and other structures may have been damaged.
The area being downgraded is:
Zone 2E4 from Evacuation Order to Evacuation Warning EXCEPT properties on Sweetwater Springs Road.
South of Mill Creek Road
North of Sweetwater Springs Road
West of Westside Road
East of Palmer Creek Road

NOTE: All of Sweetwater Springs Road in Zone 2E4 is CLOSED. Residents living on this section of the Sweetwater Springs Road will not be able to go home until it is safe. 

This means you can now return home at your own risk. These areas are still at risk from the fires in the area. We recommend you stay home for the day once you arrive. You may experience traffic delays based on the ongoing infrastructure work and one-way traffic control.
A Federal Assistance Center will open in the coming days, check  for details as they become available. For a full list of recovery resources click on attached link:

Media is allowed in disaster areas per State law. We ask for the media's continued discretion and compassion as residents go through a challenging time. Not everyone will want to interview or be on camera as they evaluate their losses and consider the next steps.  

The burn area is under a Public Health Order due to hazards created by the fire. The order is available online at Please follow County Health recommendations, especially if you're returning to burned property. Read health safety tips here:
Continue to follow the instructions of first responders in the area and make sure to listen for hi-lo sirens if fire conditions change. Use extreme caution when around any burned areas that may be present. The burn area is under a Public Health Order due to health hazards 
created by the fire.

The public is reminded to stay vigilant on current fire conditions. Please continue to adhere to road closures and any evacuation warnings. A reminder to drive slowly and yield to emergency personnel. There may be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue firefighting operations. If you have questions about your gas or power, check the PG&E website for information. You can also call 1(800)743-5000. If you come across any downed power lines, treat them as live and call 911 and then PG&E.
Go to or call 2-1-1 if you have questions. For tips to return safely to your home, click here. You may also visit, type in your address, and see your property's evacuation status.

Sonoma County Sheriff's Office
2796 Ventura Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-565-2650

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