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Palisades fire near Topanga Canyon: Evacuations, road closures, shelters

Fire burns on a hill above homes.
The Palisades wildfire burns out of control Saturday in rugged terrain above Topanga Canyon Boulevard.
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

A fire that started Friday in Pacific Palisades flared up Saturday due to gusty winds and is threatening homes in Topanga Canyon. More than 1,300 acres have burned.

Authorities urge people to avoid the Topanga Canyon area.

Evacuation zones

• East of Topanga Canyon Boulevard between Topanga Community Center and Viewridge Road in an unincorporated area.

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• North of Entrada Road, south of Oakwood Drive and east of Henry Ridge Mountain Way in an unincorporated area.

• Will Roger State Beach closed

Evacuation warning for Chastain Parkway to Calle Del Cielo. The warning area includes Calle De Sarah, Calle Bellevista and all homes west of Calle Del Cielo.

Shelters

A large-animal evacuation center is being set up at Pierce College in Woodland Hills.

Small animal shelter set up at Agoura Animal Care Center.

Road closures

Topanga Canyon Road between Mullholland Drive and Pacific Coast Highway.


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