[EDIT] 9:59PM: BEST MAP OF AFFECTED AREA HERE
[EDIT] AS OF 12:42pm, the best map I can find of the fire area & evacs is here.
[EDIT] as of 10:26 am, here’s a map of the affected area:
The following is from ktla news:
Fire officials say 2,600 acres — more than four square miles — have burned so far, with more than 1,000 structures threatened by uncontrolled flames.
Tanker planes were grounded at about 9:00am due to the dangerously high winds, according to a U.S. Forest Service base manager.
A red flag warning is in effect until 4:00pm today. Strong, sustained winds continue to blow, but are expected to die down somewhat by this afternoon. However wind will continue to gust to 50 mph throughout the day.
Sylmar High School
13050 Borden Avenue, Sylmar
San Fernando High School
11133 O’Melveney Avenue, San Fernando
Kennedy High School
11252 Gothic Avenue, Granada Hills
Chatsworth High School
10027 Lurline Avenue, Chatsworth
Horses horses and other livestock are being housed at
6201 Winnetka Avenue, Woodland Hills
Hansen Dam Equestrian Center
(at Foothill Boulevard and Orcas Avenue)
Fire Information: (800) 439 2909
Freeways are closed in the entire north end of the San Fernando Valley.
5 Freeway closed in Newhall Pass. Vehicles are being taken off the freeway northbound at the 118 freeway and southbound at the 126 freeway.
210 Freeway closed in both directions between the 5 freeway the 118 freeway.
118 Freeway connection roads closed at the 405 Freeway.
405 Freeway closed northbound at the 118 Freeway.
14 Freeway closed at San Fernando Road.
Evac instructions as of 2:00am (yes, I am up reading Twilight & smelled smoke):
Sylmar Fire Evacuation Information:
SYLMAR (CBS) ― The Mission Division Police Department is evacuating all residents north of the 210 Freeway and south of Olive View Hospital and Hubbard.
On the westside of Sylmar, evacuations are ordered for residences north of the 5 Freeway. The eastern boundary of the evacuations is set at Hubbard Street.
There is an evacuation center in place at Sylmar High School, located at 13050 Borden Avenue, and San Fernando High School, at 11133 Omelveny Avenue in San Fernando.
Pets can be taken to the evacuation centers and will be kept on the football fields.
Large animals can be stored at Hansen Dam, at 11770 Foothill Boulevard in Lakeview Terrace.
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