Good evening everyone. The City of Westlake Village has put out announcements about the smoke and fire. The below announcements are
The 6pm announcement said …
November 8, 2018 6:01 PM
Woolsey Fire Update
The Los Angeles County Fire Department is issuing a VOLUNTARY evacuation order for the City of Westlake Village and neighboring region. Those individuals requiring additional time to evacuate should begin preparations such as the elderly, disabled, those with special requirements or large animals, etc. The current VOLUNTARY evacuation area is encompassed by the 23 freeway to the North, the 118 freeway to the East, Topanga Canyon to the South, and the Pacific Ocean to the West. Those located within this region who chose to evacuate should leave the area and head South towards the City of Los Angeles or North towards the City of Santa Clarita. The 101 freeway Northbound is currently closed North of the 23 freeway. Please continue to monitor the City website for additional updates.
And the second one about an hour later is that parts of the City of Westlake Village are under mandatory evacuation…
November 8, 2018 6:54 PM
Mandatory Evacuations Ordered for Parts of Westlake Village
The Los Angeles County Fire Department has issued a MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER for the Renaissance neighborhood and the portion of the Canyon Oaks neighborhood East of Lindero Canyon Road. The MANDATORY EVACTUATION ORDER is for all persons located in the area East of Lindero Canyon Road, North of the 101 freeway and West of Valley Circle Drive. Persons evacuating should head South towards the City of Los Angeles; an evacuation site has not been established yet. Updates will be provided as the City receives them.
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