Saddle Ridge Fire In Sylmar Causes Closure Of 210 Freeway

Saddle Ridge Fire In Sylmar Causes Closure Of 210 Freeway

October 11, 2019

 

Classified As “Major Emergency” 

 

The blaze prompted a full closure of the 210 Freeway near the I-5 Freeway, with southbound traffic on the 5 Freeway backed up all the way to the 5-14 interchange, according to officials.
Evacuations are also underway in the nearby neighborhoods, according to LAFD officials. 

 

Update 12:08 AM

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS:

Oakridge Estates, is now under mandatory evacuation.
West of Balboa, North of Sesnon with Tampa as the current western border
EVACUATION CENTERS:

People and small pets: Sylmar Recreation Center (13109 Borden Ave)
Large Animals: Hansen Dam
ACREAGE: 60+ with winds in excess of 60MPH

STRUCTURES DESTROYED BY FIRE: There has been at least one commercial building destroyed 

 

 

 

 

As of 10:55PM

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS: Oakridge Estates, as shown in the map, is now under mandatory evacuation.

EVACUATION CENTERS: Are being established and more information to follow

ACREAGE: 60+ with winds in excess of 60MPH

STRUCTURES DESTROYED BY FIRE: There has been at least one commercial building destroyed 

 

LAFD 

 

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LAPD::::

 

 

We have declared a citywide tactical alert in response to the #SaddleRidgeFire and are working with @LAFD to carry out any necessary evacuations. If you live in the area of the 210 freeway and Yarnell in Sylmar, we urge you to be prepared & follow all public safety instructions 

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