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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

CA-LACF-CREEK FIRE - 2500 acres 0% - EVACUATIONS #CAfire

#CreekFire 

UPDATE BRUSH FIRE 12/05/2017
Update Brush Fire; 10:38AM; 11350 N Riverwood Dr; Tujunga / Sunland; #CreekFire All previously voluntary evacuations are now MANDATORY within the zone - North of the 210 Freeway from (eastern border) La Crescenta to (western border) Glenoaks Blvd off ramp / Sombrero Canyon. The LA Equestrian center is FULL to capacity and can't not receive any additional animals. Pierce College remains OPEN for large animals. If you are in the evacuation zone, please do NOT delay. Take critical items and safely depart the area. If you live in an area bordering the current evacuation zone, please ensure you are getting READY SET GO. This erratic fire will carry embers and create spot fires which we can not predict. Have your vehicle packed, animals secured and car facing out the driveway ready to depart. Follow www.lafd.org/alerts for the latest information. Both Sylmar Rec Center (13109 Borden Av) and Sunland Senior Center (8640 Fenwick St) remain open and can accept companion animals WITH owner. Small animal evacuation centers West Valley Animal Shelter (20655 Plummer Street, 91311) and East Valley Animal Shelter (14409 Vanowen St, 91405) remain open to receiving. ; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Margaret Stewart

UPDATE BRUSH FIRE 12/05/2017
Update Brush Fire; 9:31AM; 11350 N Riverwood Dr; Tujunga / Sunland; 210 Freeway closed BOTH directions from Sunland on the East to the 5 Freeway on the West. The 118 FY interchange at the 210 also CLOSED. Motorists are advised to take alternate routes to the SOUTH only. The fire is located to the North.; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Margaret Stewart

UPDATE BRUSH FIRE 12/05/2017
Update Brush Fire; 8:50AM; 11350 N Riverwood Dr; Tujunga / Sunland; #CREEKFIRE now at 4,000 acres. We have confirmed damage reports for an unknown number of homes with no report of civilian injuries. Red Flag Parking Restrictions are currently IN EFFECT until at least 8:00AM tomorrow when the conditions will be re-evaluated. Total of over 650 FFs from LAFD, LAcoFD and US Forest Service on scene working in Unified Command.; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Margaret Stewart

UPDATE BRUSH FIRE 12/05/2017
Update Brush Fire; 8:19AM; 11350 N Riverwood Dr; Tujunga / Sunland; LAFD in midst of rescue operation for a Dozer operator in distress after a rollover. The firefighter is not trapped, is conscious, alert and talking with his rescuers. No Further Details. This dynamic brush fire is being driven by high winds and over 240 LAFD (alone plus all unified agencies) working relentlessly to battle both on ground and by air. Thus far, their dedicated efforts have prevented the loss of life. We have no reported injuries from any civilians. 105 patients are being voluntarily evacuated from Mountain View Convalescent Center on Fenton Ave in Sylmar. LAFD ambulances and MTA buses being used. Media Briefing at 8:30 in grass field across from Command Post at Hansen Dam. ; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Margaret Stewart

UPDATE BRUSH FIRE 12/05/2017
Update Brush Fire; 7:52AM; 11350 N Riverwood Dr; Tujunga / Sunland; #CREEKFIRE MEDIA BRIEFING at 8:30 in grass field across from Command Post at Hansen Dam. Additional Large Animal Evacuation Center open at LA Equestrian Center 480 Riverside Dr, 91506 (https://goo.gl/maps/FBumXE2JM6k). ; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Margaret Stewart

UPDATE BRUSH FIRE 12/05/2017
Update Brush Fire; 7:09AM; 11350 N Riverwood Dr; Tujunga / Sunland; #CREEKFIRE Acreage estimated at 2,500 acres. Large animal evacuation center is Pierce College 6201 Winnetka Ave, 91371 (https://goo.gl/maps/GbVJUvjJnX22) Small animal evacuation centers at West Valley Animal Shelter 20655 Plummer Street 91311 (https://goo.gl/maps/EU6GNdvnVMA2) East Valley Animal Shelter 14409 Vanowen St (https://goo.gl/maps/yp29A75uw892); FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Margaret Stewart

BRUSH FIRE 12/05/2017
Brush Fire; 6:34AM; 11350 N Riverwood Dr; https://goo.gl/maps/wSPx32YTUp22; Tujunga / Sunland; LAFD is in Unified Command with LACoFD, US Forestry Service, DOT, LAPD and LASD battling the #CreekFire. LAFD alone has over 210 firefighters on scene. Acreage not yet available. MANDATORY EVACUATIONS (video provided on twitter) are Kagel Canyon, Trailer park in Lopez Canyon, Arroyo St north of 210, Mobile home park top of Maclay, Pacoma Wash west of Sayre St, Eldridge/Sayre north VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS: Edlridge/Hubbard North (this is expected to become mandatory shortly), East of Vetrans Park to Pacoima Canyon, Between Sayre and Polk North of the 210, Between Polk and Bledsoe, Between Bledsoe and Roxford, Between Roxford and Glenoaks, Between Glenoaks and Filbert, Between Filbert to 5/14 Freeway. EVACUATION CENTERS OPEN ARE: Sylmar Rec Center, 13109 Borden Av. Sunland Senior Center, 8640 Fenwick St. Command Post is at Hansen Dam. LAFD Inc#0137; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; BC10 BC11 BC12 BC14 BC15 BC17 BC5 BC701 BC711 BC712 CL1 CM3 CM42 DT1 DT2 DZ11 DZ12 E102 E103 E105 E11 E112 E12 E18 E2 E24 E26 E274 E29 E298 E3 E33 E35 E37 E39 E414 E420 E443 E472 E474 E475 E49 E5 E60 E61 E63 E66 E76 E77 E81 E8136 E8137 E8138 E8139 E8140 E85 E86 E87 E9 E90 E91 E95 E98 EM14 EM15 EM18 FR91 H5 H735 HE1 PI1 PI2 PI3 RA60 RA74 RA75 RA77 RA89 RA98 T74 T98 TP1 TP2 WT77 ; CH5; 12,14; Margaret Stewart

UPDATE 0900: 4,000 acres with 2,500 homes in the Sylmar area under mandatory evacuations.

UPDATE 0600: Fire at 2500+ acres. 2500 homes evacuated, No containment.
Fire has jumped Lopez Canyon.
All #LACoFD Contract Aircraft (Super Scoopers QB1 and QB2 + HeliTanker 731) to be airborne at approximately 0630.
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