Road closures and evacuations

The fires that have swept through Southern California forced hundreds of thousands of residents to evacuate, triggered numerous road closures and prompted school officials to cancel classes throughout the region. For the latest updates, check

Angeles National Forest

* Closure effective today and lasting until the extreme conditions subside. County roads and state highways, such as the Angeles Crest Highway, will remain open to through traffic. For more information, contact the Fire Information Center at (626) 821-6700.

Canyon fire,



Mandatory evacuations:

More than 200 homes evacuated

* Topanga Canyon

* Puerto Canyon

* Sweetwater Canyon

* Carbon Canyon

* Montecido

* Malibu Road

* Malibu Colony

* Malibu Crest

* Serra Retreat

* Big Rock

* Carbon Mesa

* Rambla Pacifica

* Las Flores Canyon

* Saddle Peak Road to Pacific Coast Highway and Tuna Canyon

* Powder Horn Ranch

* Monte Vista Road

* Topanga Canyon Road between PCH and Mulholland

* Voluntary evacuations include Coral Canyon.

Road closures:

* Northbound Pacific Coast Highway at Topanga Canyon Lane

* Southbound Topanga Canyon Lane at Mulholland Highway

* Southbound Kanan-Dune Road at Cornell Way

* Southbound Las Virgenes at Piuma Road

* Las Virgenes at Mulholland Highway

* Malibu Canyon Road at Civic Center Way

* Northbound Pacific Coast Highway at Big Rock Drive

* Southbound Las Flores Canyon Road at Rambla Pacifico

* Carbon Canyon Road at Pacific Coast Highway

* Malibu Canyon Road at Piuma Road

* Northbound Kanan-Dune at Pacific Coast Highway

* Piuma Road

School closures:

* All public schools in Malibu

Buckweed fire,

Santa Clarita

Mandatory evacuations:

Mandatory evacuation orders for 15,000 people in the area have been lifted with proof of residency.

Road closures:

* Bouquet Canyon and Spunky Canyon Road

* Bouquet Canyon and David Way

* Bouquet Canyon and Vasquez Canyon

* Vasquez Canyon east of Bouquet Canyon

* Aqua Dulce and Sierra Highway

* Sierra Highway and Vasquez Canyon

* Whites Canyon and Steinway

* Whites Canyon at Stillmore

* Camp Plenty at Soledad

* Northbound Whites Canyon at Soledad

School closures:

* Castaic Union School District

* Newhall School District

* Saugus Union School District

* Sulphur Springs School District

* William S. Hart Union High School District

Ranch fire, L.A. and

Ventura counties

Mandatory evacuations:

* Hasley Canyon

* Oak Springs

* Val Verde

* Piru Area

Road closures:

* Halsey Canyon Road between Commerce Center and Del Valle

* Westbound 126 at Chiquito Canyon Road

* Westbound 126 between Chiquito Canyon Road and Main Street in Piru

* Hillcrest Parkway at Sloan Canyon Road

Evacuation centers:

* Pacific Palisades High School, 15777 Bowdoin St., Pacific Palisades

* Agoura High School, 28545 West Driver Ave.

* Quartz Hill High School, 6040 W. Ave. L

* Saugus High School, 21900 Centurion Way

* Golden Valley High School, 27051 Robert C. Lee Parkway, Santa Clarita

Orange County

Mandatory evacuations:

About 200 homes evacuated

* Santiago Canyon and on Hangman Tree Road in the Modjeska Canyon area

Voluntary evacuations:

* Foothills areas of Lake Forest, including Foothill Ranch and Portola Hills.

Evacuation center:

* El Toro High School, 25255 Toledo Way, Lake Forest

Road closures:

* Portola Parkway northbound and Alton Parkway southbound

* 133 Freeway at Interstate 5

* Santiago Canyon between the 241 and 261 toll roads at Ridgeline

* Portola Parkway between Culver and Sand Canyon

* 241 toll road offramp at Portola

* Jeffrey Road to Modjeska

* Irvine Boulevard northbound

* Irvine Boulevard at Alton

* East Patriot at Pioneer

* Jamboree between Chapman Avenue and Portola Parkway

* Culver at Valley Ridge

* Silverado Canyon from Newport to Cook’s Corner

* Ortega Highway: escort only due to rock slides

School closures:

* Silverado Elementary School

* Canyon View Elementary School

* Officials are still considering whether to close Northwood High School in Irvine.

San Diego County

Mandatory evacuations:

* Bella Lago subdivision in Chula Visa

* Del Mar area west of Black Mountain Road, north of Sorrento Valley

* Scripps Ranch

* Southwest Escondido from Via Rancho Parkway north to Hamilton Lane and west to Valley Parkway, including the Summercreek subdivision

* Northeast Escondido in the Mountain View area north to Citrus Avenue up to Bear Valley Parkway and continuing up to Lake Wohlford Road, including the Hidden Trails area

* South Fallbrook, from Insterstate 15 east to Live Oak Park Road, to Gird Road, and East Mission Road to the north and San Luis Rey River to the south

* Valley Center, near the Bear Valley area

* Poway from Rattlesnake Creek to the south, Midland Road to the west, the San Diego Aqueduct to the east and Lake Poway Road to the north

* Rancho Santa Fe, portions of Leucadia, as well as the Olivenhain Dam area.

* Lakeside at 13100 Willow Rd.

Voluntary evacuations:

* Rolling Hills, San Miguel, East Lake Woods

Evacuation areas:

* Mission Hills Church at 400 Mission Hills Court in San Marcos

* Chula Vista High School at 820 4th Ave.

* Valley Center High School at 31322 Cole Grade Road

* Mount Carmel High School at 9550 Carmel Mountain Road

* Poway Community Park at 13094 Civic Center Drive

Road closures:

* I-15 from Highway 78 to Highway 56

School closures:

* All San Diego County public schools and UC San Diego

Ventura County

Recommended evacuations

* Unincorporated Piru area

* 4th Street near Pole Canyon Road and north side of Foothill Drive in Fillmore

Evacuation center:

* Fillmore Memorial Building, 511 2nd St.

Road closures:

* C Street between Old Telegraph and Meadowlark

* Hasley Canyon north of Del Valley

* Piru Canyon at Orchard

* Piru Canyon at Lake Piru

* Portions of Highway 126 near the eastern limits of Fillmore

School closures:

* Fillmore School District schools

* Moorpark Unified School District

* Moorpark Pinecrest School and Moorpark College.

San Bernardino County

Mandatory evacuations:

* Lytle Creek Ranger Station

Road closures:

* Portions of NB215 may be closed

Slide Fire,

Lake Arrowhead

Mandatory evacuations:

* Green Valley Lake

* Arrowbear

* Running Springs

Road closures:

* Highways 138, 18, 330 west of Big Bear Dam

* Highway 18 to 40th Street

Evacuation centers:

* Jerry Lewis Community Center, 7793 Central Avenue

Grass Valley fire,

Lake Arrowhead

Mandatory evacuations:

* Deer Lodge Park Area, north of Aleutian

* North of Lake Arrowhead Dam on SR 173

* North of North Bay and State Highway 189

* Grass Valley Road north of Club House Drive

Voluntary evacuations:

* Twin Peaks and Rim Forest

Road closures:

* Highway 18 from 40th/Waterman to Big Bear Dam

* Highway 330 at Highland Avenue

* Highway 138 at Highway 173

School closures:

* Rim of the World Unified School District schools