The Woolsey Fire simply began yesterday, November 8, and was the smallest of the day’s three bigger fires, together with the Camp Fire and theHill Fire. Now it’s grown to eight,00Zero acres in accordance with CAL FIRE — bigger than the Hill Fire which stands at 6,00Zero acres — and it’s Zero p.c contained as of 8:40 a.m. The fireplace jumped a freeway and has led to quite a few evacuations.
Here are extra particulars concerning the fireplace and evacuations in Ventura County and Los Angeles areas, together with Malibu and the Pacific Palisades.
Woolsey Fire Map, Size & Location
The Woolsey Fire started Thursday afternoon as a “smaller” fireplace in Simi Valley close to the Rocketdyne facility in Santa Susana Pass, ABC 7 reported. It was shut sufficient that you could possibly see it close to the Hill Fire in aerial photographs yesterday:
The Woolsey Fire has grown as a result of of sturdy winds in Santa Ana. The winds solely died down for about 30 minutes early this morning after which picked up once more, 10 News reported.
Here’s an interactive map of the Woolsey and Hill Fires. Click on the hyperlink within the tweet to see the interactive half of the hearth map:
Another take a look at the 2 fires:
Evacuations for the hearth had been expanded after the Woolsey Fire jumped the 101 Freeway close to Chesebro, LA County Fire reported.
Because of the hearth, site visitors alerts on the Pacific Coast Highway at Coastline Drive stopped functioning, Malibu Search & Rescue reported.
Woolsey Fire Evacuation Details
So far, greater than 75,00Zero houses in Los Angeles and Ventura County are underneath evacuation orders for the 8,000-acre fireplace. At least 30,00Zero houses and buildings are threatened.
The map under reveals the place evacuations have been issued and the place the Woolsey and Hill fires are situated. The map was shared by Los Angeles Daily News on November 9. It’s unclear how shortly the map is being up to date, so maintain that in thoughts:
Here is one other unofficial map of the Woolsey Fire evacuations. It’s additionally unclear how shortly this map is being up to date:
Here’s a listing of some of the areas which have been issued evacuation orders within the Malibu area, as of 9 a.m. Pacific:
- All areas south of Ventura (101) Freeway, from Ventura County Line to Las Virgenes, NOT all of Malibu (Google)
- “The total space south of the 101 Fwy from the Ventura County line to Las Virgenes / Malibu Canyon, and southward to the ocean, together with a lot of the City of Malibu. Malibu east of Las Virgenes / Malibu Canyon (replace 8:00 AM) Residents ought to use PCH to evacuate and keep away from canyon roads.” (Google)
- The 101 Freeway from Valley Vista to Reyes Adobe (areas of Agoura Hills, Calabasas and Westlake Village) (Google)
- Liberty Cyn west to Decker Cyn and south all the best way to the Pacific Coast Highway (Malibu)
Evacuations in Ventura County embody:
- Bell Canyon – Saddlebow Rd. between Maverick Ln. and Morgan Rd
- Oak Park – total neighborhood
- Thousand Oaks – T.O. Blvd north to Sunset Hills, from Oak Park west to Highway 23
- West of Highway 23 – south of E. Olsen Road, north of Pederson Rd.
- South of Bard Lake, east of Highway 23
- South of Highway 101, east of Reino Rd., north of Potrero Rd., east to the L.A./Ventura County line
You can see precisely the place your tackle falls in Ventura County evacuations by scrolling all the way down to the map on this web page.
There are additionally voluntary evacuations underneath approach within the metropolis of Los Angeles. This map does NOT embody necessary Malibu evacuations:
Remember, evacuation particulars can change shortly. Contact your native authorities for the most recent updates.
Evacuation facilities for the Hill and the Woolsey Fire embody:
- Palisades High School at 15777 Bowdoin St., Pacific Palisades, in California is the closest evacuation middle for Malibu residents, LASD reported.
- Rancho Santa Susana Recreation Center at 5005 Unit C Los Angeles Ave. in Simi Valley is an evacuation middle, however it isn’t accepting animals. (@VCFD_PIO)
- Borchard Community Center is a Red Cross Shelter for Woolsey and the Hill Fire (190 Reino Road in Newbury Park) (accepting small animals, N-95 masks obtainable)
- Camarillo Community Center at 1605 Weast Burnley St. in Camarillo, CA is a Red Cross shelter. This shelter is accepting small animals and has N-95 masks obtainable.
- Thousand Oaks High School – 2323 N. Moorpark Rd. in Thousand Oaks, CA
- Thousand Oaks Teen Center (at capability)
- Goebel Senior Adult Center (at capability)
- Taft Charter High School (at capability)
Here is a listing of shelters accepting animals:
- Hansen Dam is accepting giant animals in Lake View Terrace, California.
- Zuma Beach Parking Lot can also be accepting giant animals, Malibu Times reported.
- Pierce College was accepting giant animals however is now full. (at capability)
- Ventura County Fair Grounds – 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001 – is accepting giant animals at 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001. Ventura County Animal Services (805) 388-425
- Ventura County Animal Shelter – 600 Aviation Dr, Camarillo, CA 93010 – is accepting small animals. Ventura County Animal Services (805) 388-4258
Parts of the Ventura 101 freeway stay closed.
How to Stay Updated on the Fire & Evacuations
Remember, you will get emergency alerts about Ventura County by texting VCALERT to 313131 or visiting vcalert.org. Other sources for staying up to date on this hearth embody @CHPWestValley and @VCFD_PIO.
In the Malibu area, go to www.MalibuCity.org and scroll all the way down to Alert Center and choose “Emergencies” to join Malibu Emergency Alerts by textual content or electronic mail. Sign up for City of Malibu Disaster Notifications at www.MalibuCity.org/DisasterNotifications
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