The Tick Fire is 78% contained after scorching 4,615 acres of brush, destroying 29 structures and injuring four firefighters, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials reported at 7 a.m. Monday.
All evacuations have been lifted and all roads have been reopened.
The Red Cross evacuation center at College of the Canyons’ Valencia campus is now closed. The Castaic Animal Care Center is closed to new animals.
There are 509 firefighters still assigned to the Tick Fire, and they will remain on the scene with additional resources if the further need arises.
Firefighters will continue to perform spot checks through the burn area to prevent any chance of rekindling due to changes in the weather.
Monday’s objectives include looking for further opportunities to build containment lines and continuing to patrol the fire grounds indentifying any potential risk of rekindling.
Firefighters continue to monitor the weather and a ” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>Red Flag Warning will be in effect through Monday afternoon. Wind-prone areas will see gusts between 40-50 mph with sustained winds between 10-30 mph throughout Monday.
A Tick Fire local assistance center has been set up at the city of Santa Clarita’s Activities Center, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita 91350. The center will be open Wednesday, October 30 through Monday, November 4, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.
The Castaic Animal Care Center will present its "Wild for Animals 3: Wild for Style" jewelry and crafts sale benefit at the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club's Newhall clubhouse on Saturday and Sunday, December 7-8, to raise funds for the animal shelter and its pet adoption efforts.
The latest report by the Office of the Inspector General shows the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station elicited the second-highest number of commendations from the public and, tied for third place for receiving the most number of complaints.
In front of dozens of their students’ families, with some spilling out into the halls and into the parking lot, the administrators and teachers of SCVi presented their case for renewal to the William S. Hart Union High School District board Wednesday.
At approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday in front of Saugus High School, four students sat in crashed cars to simulate the ramifications of drunken driving, during the two-day “Every 15 Minutes” program funded by the California Office of Traffic Safety and organized by the California Highway Patrol.
Inmate visiting will be impacted at Men’s Central Jail through Thursday, November 30 due to several inmates being diagnosed with the mumps virus, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department officials said Thursday.
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