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Station Fire Increases to 122,000 Acres, Weather Could Take a Turn for the Better Today

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Although the Station Fire's growth early last night seemed to be a sign of a slow down, the blaze, which killed two firefighters and has destroyed over 50 structures, grew some 15,000 acres as the hours progressed. The fire remains at 5 percent containment, but the weather is expected to cool down and moisture in the air is expected to return, which should aid firefighters, save for the worry of gusty wind and dry lightening strikes. This morning the focus of firefighting efforts remain in keeping flames away from homes, particularly in areas of La Crescenta, Tujunga, Sunland, and at Mount Wilson. Backfires set last night in Acton and La Crescenta are helping to keep the burn under control. Evacuation orders in

Yesterday, the LA County Department of Public Health canceled a heat advisory, but said cooling centers (.pdf) would remain open because bad air quality remains an issue. Additionally, many school districts will close facilities today.

Via LA County Fire and LA County Sheriff's as of 8:00 a.m.

Juniper Hills Area:
All homes in the Juniper Hills area north of Juniper Hills Rd between Emma Rd, Fort Tejon Rd and Longview Rd.

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La Crescenta:
Vicinity of Rosemont, La Crescenta, and Ramsdell AND
North of Rockdell St and Faircrest Dr between Rosemont Ave and the foothills
South of Markridge Rd to Orange Ave between Pennsylvania Ave and Oceanview Blvd INCLUDING Orange Cove Ave
Rockdell area - Briggs north of Rockdell
Briggs Ave to Pennsylvania north of Harmony Place

There has been a mandatory evacuation of Soledad Canyon Rd. between Agua Dulce Canyon Rd. and Crown Valley Rd. There is a mandatory evacuation of the area bounded by Soledad Canyon Rd, Aliso Canyon Rd. and Angeles Forest Highway.

La Canada/Flintridge
Homes east of Jensen Drive, northeast of Los Amigos St. east of Castle Road and east of Ocean View Road

Prieto Fire Rd and Millard Canyon north of Risinghill Rd
Chaney Trail and Alzada Dr north of Jaxine Dr
Littlerock Resort Area
Cheseboro Road south of Mt Emma Road

Northwest of Day at Blue Gum Canyon Rd, to Glory Ave to westbound Apperson St to northbound Fairgrove Ave to westbound Summitrose St to northbound Pinyon Ave to westbound Hillrose St to northbound Seven Hills Dr to Lonzo St.

Evacuations are lifted for RESIDENTS ONLY

La Canada
West of Arroyo Seco Rd. to Alta Canada, north of Olive LaneVago Street West to Linda.
All areas west of Arroyo Seco Rd. at Ocean View Blvd, south of Canalda Drive

Fair Oaks Ave. west to Arroyo Seco Rd.
North of W. Loma Alta Dr between Aralia Rd and Fair Oaks Ave

American Red Cross Shelters

Golden Valley High School
(27051 Robert C. Lee Pkwy - Santa Clarita, 91350)

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Marie Kerr Park Recreational Center
(2723 A Rancho Vista Blvd., Palmdale 93550)

La Canada High School
(4463 Oak Grove Dr., La Canada Flintridge, 91011-3797)

La Crescenta Valley High School
(2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta, 91214)

Verdugo Hills High School
(10625 Plainview Avenue, Tujunga, 91042)

Pet Evacuation Centers (Large and Small Animals)

Pierce College
39055 Winnetka Ave., Woodland Hills (boarding horses/big animals)

Hansen Dam-(Big animals)
La Canada High School
4463 Oak Grove, La Canada (small animals)

Pasadena Humane Society
361 S. Raymond, Pasadena

Loma Alta County Park
at Lincoln and Loma Alta, Altadena

Humane Society
401 N. Verdugo, Glendale

East Valley Shelter
(For Tujunga Residents) 14409 Vanowen St., Van Nuys 91405 - 888-4LAPET1

or 888-452-7381

Baldwin Park Shelter
(For Altadena Residents) 4275 N. Elton St., Baldwin Park 626-962-3577

With reporting from Lindsay William-Ross