California Fire 2019

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Information regarding the Burris, Getty, Kincade, and Tick Fires.

Tens of thousands of people have already been displaced in California, and over 26 million people are under red flag warnings. Along with power outages and cuts, likely you or someone you know has been impacted by the California fires. Whether you’re living near the fires or are wanting to volunteer to help others, we’ve found helpful links and information that may be useful for you or a friend. 

Active information links:

Here is a map of active fires in California.
Here is a list of air quality by California county.
Here is a constantly updating list of closed roads.
Receive local emergency alerts by texting your zip code to the phone number 888777.

Burris Fire

As of October 29 9:51 AM, Burris Fire is 65% contained. 

Evacuation Areas: Click here for Burris Fire Evacuation Areas map

Evacuation Shelters: 

  • Ukiah Veteran’s Hall 293 Seminary Ave
  • Redwood Fairgrounds 1055 North State Street
    (Large animal shelter)

Getty Fire

More information here

Evacuation Areas: Click here for Getty Fire Evacuation Areas map

Evacuation Shelters: 

  •  For people:
    • Westwood Recreation Center 1350 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
    • Palisades Recreation Center 851 Alma Real Drive 
  • For animals:
    • West Valley Animal Shelter 20655 Plummer St. 
    • West L.A. Animal Shelter 11361 W. Pico Blvd. 
    • Hanson Dam Recreation Area (Large animals)

Road Closures:

  • Southbound 405 was reopened about 6 p.m. Monday, but some on and off ramps may be closed

Kincade Fire

Evacuation Areas: Click here for Kincade Fire Evacuation Areas map

Evacuation Shelters: 

  • Marin County Fairgrounds 10 Ave. of the Flags, San Rafael
  • Napa Valley College 2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Napa
  • CrossWalk Community Church Napa 2590 1st St Napa
  • Alameda County Fairgrounds 4501 Pleasanton Ave, Pleasanton 
    (Accepting large animals)
  • Sonoma County Fairgrounds 1350 Bennett Valley Rd, Santa Rosa 
    (At capacity, please go to one of the other shelters)
  • Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building 1351 Maple Avenue, Santa Rosa 
    (At capacity, please go to one of the other shelters)
  • Petaluma Veterans Building 1094 Petaluma Blvd S, Petaluma 
    (No empty beds, but can be a meeting point for evacuees)
  • Petaluma Community Center 320 N McDowell Blvd, Petaluma
    (At capacity)
  • Petaluma Fairgrounds 100 Fairgrounds Dr, Petaluma 
    (At capacity, only accepting large animals)
  • Open Homes AirBNB is currently offering some homes for free for displaced neighbors and deployed relief worker. Housing list here

Road Closures:

  • Cloverdale Geysers Road
  • Geyser Road
  • Red Winery Road
  • Alexander Mountain Road
  • Pine Flat Road
  • All roads east of Highway 101 in the Geyserville area

Tick Fire

As of October 27 2:18 AM, Tick fire is 55% contained and some citizens have been allowed to return to their homes.

Evacuation Areas: Click here for Tick Fire Evacuation Areas map

Evacuation Shelters: 

  • College of the Canyons Gymnasium 26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita 
  • Castaic Animal Care Center 31044 N. Charlie Canyon Road
    (Accepting large and small animals)

Road Closures:
Tick Canyon Road between Abelia and Summit Knoll

Wanting to volunteer during the California fires? 

California Volunteers lists ways you can help. More here
Fast Company has 9 more things that you can do to help. More here

Ways to Protect Your Home From Wildfires:  

Part of protecting yourself from wildfires includes being prepared for them. Military Home Search has a great guide on how to protect your home and family during a wildfire.  

Constant up-to-date news:

You can find constant live up-to-date news coverage of all California Fires here at these news sources:
CNNUSA TodayNBC, and LA Times

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