Brush Fire in Brea

Brush Fire in Brea

15 November 2008

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USA — Mandatory Evacuations are expected to be in place through 8 a.m. Sunday, Nov 16:

  • Hollydale Mobile Home Park
  • Olinda Village
  • North of State College Blvd, East of Brea Canyon Rd
  • North State College Bldv, East Brea Blvd
  • Sommerset Condos (Kraemer/Lambert)

Fire crews are on watch through the night following evacuations in many canyon areas. Mutual aid agreements have brought needed support from surrounding agencies.

Current road closures are as follows:

  •  Northbound Brea Canyon Road
  •   State College between Lambert and Brea Boulevard
  •  Northbound Valencia
  •  Carbon Canyon Road east of Valencia

Fire danger throughout Southern California continues to impact the City of Brea. Activation of the Emergency Operations Center and the opening of an evacuation center at the Brea Community Center occurred in the afternoon.
There is also a phone hotline that will be updated with new information as it becomes available in regards to instructions for those affected by the Brea Fire:714 990-7732
Questions about fire conditions and evacuation orders in other neighboring cities should be directed to the OC Emergency Information Office at714 628-7085

The Brea Community Center is opened for evacuated residents. It is located at 695 E. Madison Way, (behind the Brea Post Office.) Evacuations are mandatary for areas east of State College Boulevard. Neighborhoods around Fanning Elementary School, Canyon Country and west to Brea Boulevard are currently affected.

The Emergency Operations Center has been activated and public safety personnel are in full response mode throughout the city. In addition, maintenance and community services personnel are hard at work. Mutual aid with other agencies is in full effect.

Residents should be alert for instructions from emergency personnel. Please stay off of the roads to allow for emergency personnel and evacuees. Stay tuned to media broadcasts for the latest news on the overall fire situation.

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