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California Fires Mean Closures and Shelters in San Diego

If police or sheriff's deputies ask you to evacuate, do it without question. If you have been asked to evacuate, try to avoid becoming trapped. If a person does require rescue, it takes the firefighters battling the blaze off the line.

California fires are burning totally out of control
Fires are burning totally out of control
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(SAN DIEGO) - San Diego emergency officials are asking residents to remain calm and thoughtful as they deal with what is probably the worst series of wildfires to ever sweep over the state.

Emergency officials are urging people to avoid using major highways within the county today. The roadways need to remain clear for evacuations.

If police or sheriff's deputies ask you to evacuate, do it without question. If you have been asked to evacuate, try to avoid becoming trapped. If a person does require rescue, it takes the firefighters battling the blaze off the line.

SanDiego.com is suggesting that as much as possible, residents should use land lines and not mobile phones as emergency crews use the mobile network to communicate.

This is a timeline on closures and other updates:

  • 1:20pm Tuesday - Mandatory evacuation of La Jolla Reservation
  • 1:13 pm Tuesday - Superior Courts closed
  • 1:02 pm Tuesday - Evacuation of Harmony Grove
  • 12:28 pm Tuesday - City of Poway opens some areas
  • 11:49 am Tuesday - Evacuations: Palomar Mountain and Escondido
  • 10:57 am Tuesday - Mandatory Evacuations: Fallbrook, Chula Vista, Rancho Bernardo
  • 10:54 am Tuesday - Power Outage Update
  • 10:53 am Tuesday - Damage Assessment Teams Deployed
  • 10:25 am Tuesday - Mandatory Evacuation of Fairbanks Ranch ordered
  • 10:17 am Tuesday - Medical volunteers needed
  • 9:58 am Tuesday - South Bay evacuation advisory
  • 9:30 am Tuesday - Air quality advisory
  • 9:13 am Tuesday - Fiesta Island (Mission Bay) has capacity for horses
  • 9:07 am Tuesday - Del Mar Mandatory and Solana Beach Voluntary Evacuation
  • 5:13 am Tuesday - La Jolla Indian Reservation and Schools Closures
  • 3:31 am Tuesday - Updates for Witch, Harris and Rice Fires
  • 1:01 am Tuesday - Updated fire perimeter map released
  • 8:35 pm Monday - Updated Witch and Harris Fires status with new map
  • 6:44 pm Monday - Private citizen offers facilities for 1700 horses
  • 4:56 pm Monday - Del Mar Fairgrounds at full capacity for special needs
  • 2:49 pm Monday - New Evacuation Centers
  • 2:07 pm Monday - Scripps Ranch evacuated
  • 2:02 pm Monday - Fallbrook and Chila Vista evacuations
  • 1:45 pm Monday - Fire shelter update
  • 12:47 pm Monday - Fallbrook and Valley Center Evacuations
  • 12:22 pm Monday - More Poway Evacuations
  • 11:33 am Monday - Fire Perimeters and Evacuation maps updated
  • 11:16 am Monday - Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for Hallyeyaaw Lane in Santa Ysabel
  • 10:53 am Monday - I-15 remains closed
  • 10:48 am Monday - Park Closures announced
  • 10:37 am Monday - Rancho Sante Fe Evacuated
  • 8:53 am Monday - I-15 re-opened in both directions with closed offramps at Lake Hodges and Mercy Road
  • 8:20 am Monday - Pomerado Hospital evacuated - for info 858-613-4000
  • San Diego Fairgrounds open to accept evacuees
  • All San Diego County courts closed
  • 6:30 am Monday - Qualcomm Stadium now open for evacuation
  • 6:44 am Monday - North of 56, east of I-5 and south of Del Dios Highway ordered evacuated
  • 6:44 am Monday - 44 power outages, 12,892 customers affected. Air quality for county wide: moderate to unhealthy
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Special thanks to sandiego.com for the closure lists




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