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Evacuation Center at La Cañada High Has No A/C!

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Evacuation orders still hold in La Cañada Flintridge for the following areas, per InciWeb:

all streets east of Ocean View Blvd. and north of Los Amigos St. In addition, all streets north of Jessen Drive and Palm Drive have been evacuated as well. There has been a mandatory evacuation of all streets located west of Briggs Ave. and east of Pennsylvania Ave., in between Harmony Pl. and the foothills. There has been a mandatory evacuation of all streets north of Rockdell St. between Briggs Av. And Pine Glenn Rd.

Residents from those areas have been welcomed at the gymnasium of La Cañada High School, but with "the hot temperatures and evacuees staying at the gym, it can get hot inside the gym," and to make matters worse the " gym doesn't have air conditioning," according to the Pasadena Star-News.

Right now the American Red Cross, who are running the evac center on the campus are "seeking air conditioning vendors with portable units to help cool their gymnasium." If you know of anyone who can or are able to help, they're asking that vendors call La Cañada Flintridge City Hall at (818) 790-8880.