GPW: Self-Tempered Anarchy since 2009

Your GPW Editor-on-Occasion is Petra Fried in the City.
Send us your stories, ideas, and information. Insiders welcome - confidentiality guaranteed.

stories along The Way

Monday, February 8, 2010

Evacuations Ordered for Foothill Communities

The Foothills Incident Unified Command has ordered mandatory evacuations tomorrow, Tuesday, February 9, due to the risk of debris flows in the Station Fire burn area.

Evacuations have been ordered for areas of La Crescenta, La Canada Flintridge, and Acton. Affected residents are being notified through Alert LA County and by door-to-door notification by LA County Sheriff’s deputies. A full address list of affected homes is available on the Coordinated Agency Recovery Effort (CARE) website at

Evacuations must be completed by 10 a.m. Affected residents and residents of flood-prone areas are urged not to leave vehicles or trash bins in the street.

The evacuations have been ordered as a safety precaution following predictions of rainfall Tuesday and Wednesday. Residents are strongly urged to comply with the evacuation orders.

American Red Cross has established evacuation shelters for La Canada and La Cresenta at:

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 2411 Montrose Avenue, Montrose, CA 91020 and in Acton at Acton Community Center, 3748 Nichols St., Acton, CA 93510.