#SandFire 33,117 10% Contain. Fire behavior extreme. Pls comply with evac orders.
The Sand Fire has burned 33,117 with 10% containment. Winds will be out of the Southwest at 30 mph picking up in the afternoon. Fire behavior is expected to be similar to previous days. The fire is passive when winds remain low in the morning. Fuels are responding to the the 5-year drought, low humidity, and extreme temperatures which causes the fire to move quickly.
Damage assessment teams are carefully evaluating impact to structures from yesterday's firefight. As soon as the updated information becomes available, it will be provided. Currently, there are 18 structures destroyed and 1 damaged.
Water Tenders: 16
Rapid Extraction Team: 2 (Firefighter rescue)
Fatality: 1 Civilian
Injuries: 2 firefighters minor
Residents impacted: 20,000
Residents evacuated: 10,300
770 Large animals currently in the care of Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control. Large animals can go to Hanson Dam, Pierce College, Antelope Valley Fairgrounds.
Small animals can go to Hart High School and Highland High School
East of the 14 Freeway, from Golden Valley Road to Sand Canyon Road, excluding the Sand Canyon
Mobile Home Park (residents to evacuate; commercial businesses to shelter in place)
East side of Via Princessa from Lost Canyon Road to end of Via Princessa and all streets east.
Lost Canyon Road from Via Princessa to the Santa Clara River, and all streets to the east.
Sierra Highway @ Shady Lane to Sierra Hwy at the 14.
Escondido at the 14 to Sierra Hwy at the 14.
Agua Dulce Canyon Road north to the 14 Freeway.
Crown Valley Road north to the 14 Freeway.
Soledad Canyon Road between Agua Dulce & Crown Valley.
All residents in Sand Canyon from Lost Canyon to Bear Divide.
All residents in Placerita Canyon from the Nature Center to Sand Canyon.
Little Tujunga from Bear Divide to LA River Ranger District (Station), 12371 Little Tujunga Cyn Rd.
Fire behavior will be extreme today as winds pick up out of the SW at 30 mph in the afternoon. Please comply with evacuation orders. Large animals should be evacuated early in the am to avoid congestion and allowing access to firefighting equipment.
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