NEW EVACUATION WARNING ISSUED

PUBLIC NOTICE 8/4/2021 11am
NEW EVACUATION WARNING ISSUED
DIXIE FIRE COMMUNITY MEETING IN WESTWOOD TODAY

Evacuation Warnings have been issued for the following areas:

• Clear Creek, south of Highway 36 from the Lassen County line east to A21 Mooney Rd. including Hwy. 147

• The area south of Mountain Meadows Reservoir from Hamilton Branch waterway east to the Lassen/Plumas County line.

These are zones LAS-E019 and LAS-E020 on the emergency alert map: https://community.zonehaven.com/?latlon=40.24225707357189,-120.94421317813146&z=11.290092824389829&selected=LAS-E019

Safety Message: Those who require additional time to evacuate, and those with pets and livestock should leave now. Please use caution while leaving the area. Drive with your headlights on and yield to emergency personnel. Be aware that changes in fire activity may cause this warning to escalate to a mandatory evacuation order at any time. If you need assistance evacuating, call non-emergency dispatch at 530-257-6121. Deputies will be going door to door to make notification.

COMMUNITY MEETING: The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a community meeting at 1pm today in front of the Westwood Community Center at 211 Birch Street. There will be representatives there from LCSO and Cal Fire to discuss evacuation status, resources for evacuees, fire progression, and more.

Due to COVID restrictions, the meeting will take place outside and attendees will need to bring their own chairs. It will be livestreamed by SusanvilleStuff at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOGx7mgxwjfUMWt-AmhVs-w

For information on what to bring with you in the event of an evacuation, go to www.readyforwildfire.org