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Some Evacuations Lifted for Morgan Ridge and Pentz

Camp Fire Wildfire
News – 11/21/2018

CAMP FIRE – SOME EVACUATION ZONES HAVE BEEN LIFTED

WHEN: Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 at 8:00 A.M.

WHERE: On Thursday, 11/22/18 beginning at 8:00 am, the evacuation orders in the following zones will be lifted for residents only until 8:00 am on Friday, 11/23/18. Residents will need to show identification or proof of residency to access these areas. The restrictions for non-residents will be lifted at 8:00 am Friday morning.

Morgan Ridge Zone A – The Morgan Ridge Zone A evacuation order will be lifted. Dry Creek Road will be open to residents at Messilla Valley Road.

Lower Pentz Zone – The Lower Pentz evacuation order will be lifted. Pentz Road will be open to residents north to Arden Way. No traffic will be allowed northbound on Pentz Road, from Arden Way, toward the Town of Paradise. Residents in the area will need to access this area via Pentz Road at Hwy 70 or Durham Pentz Road.

For an online viewer of evacuation statuses go to: https://tinyurl.com/campfireevacs. The data on this viewer is being updated as often as possible, but might not be the most current. NOTES: Residents need to be aware that the areas being lifted have very limited services. Prior to returning home, residents are encouraged to take steps to ensure they have food, water, and fuel for their vehicles. RESIDENTS ARE ADVISED NOT TO USE GENERATORS TO POWER BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES DUE TO POTENTIAL BACKFEEDING OF ELECTRICAL LINES. Fire personnel are still active in the area. Please reduce speeds and drive with caution. The cancellation of additional evacuation orders is being evaluated based on a variety of factors, including potential fire behavior and life safety hazards.

SAFETY MESSAGE – 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 in the area. There will be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue firefighting operations. If at any time you feel unsafe, please call 911.

To learn more about wildfire preparedness visit:

www.readyforwildfire.org

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