Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

Evacuation of Big Tujunga Canyon Ordered Due to Station Fire*

Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

The Station Fire continues to rage under the blazing sun and on tough terrain. Evacuations of Big Tujunga Canyon have been ordered for the "Western portion of the fire just north of Mt Luken" according to the CalFireNews Twitter feed. Currently the following areas are also under mandatory evacuation notice, per KNX1070:

Evening Canyon Dr., Bay Tree Rd., Briartree Dr., Summit Crest Dr., Bramblewood Rd., Alder Ridge Dr., Catherwood Drive., Greenridge Dr., Forest Green Dr. Ridge Court, and Starlight Crest Drive. Also covered by the orders are Big Briar Way, off Haskell Street, and along La Canada Boulevard north of El Vago Street for the following roads: Donna Maria Lane, Indian Drive, Alta Canyada Road north of El Vago Street, Hacienda Drive, Linda Vista Drive, and Alta Canyada Road north of Linda Vista Drive.

Mandatory evacuations have also been ordered for the Canyon Dell Drive area of northwest Altadena, one mile northeast of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The affected area there includes houses on Canyon Crest Road, Aralia Road, Rising Hill Road and smaller streets accessed by those streets. The Los Angeles County Fire Department lists the area as west of Millard Canyon, east of Arroyo Seco, and north of Hahamongna Watershed Park.

An evacuation center has been set up at La Cañada High School.*UPDATED:
NEW EVACUATIONS ORDERED: At 11:14 a.m. Saturday the city announced residences "generally" east of Palm Drive at Ravista Lane, north of Vista del Valle and west of Angeles Crest Highway must be evacuated. At 11:45 a.m. Saturday the city added mandatory evacuations of Ocean View Boulevard, north of and including Bristow Drive, Manistee Drive and Highrim Road. (via La Cañada Valley Sun)