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Stone Fire Photo Credit: Los Angeles County Fire Department air Operations

Most street closures and evacuations have been lifted in the #StoneFire area with the exception of Anthony Road. Only residents of Anthony Road with proper identification will be allowed access, according to a report released Tuesday morning by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Information Bureau.

The fire has burned 1,400 acres and is 30% contained.

Always be prepared for an emergency. Prepare a “Go-Bag” that includes a flashlight, batteries, bottled water, non-perishable food, phone charger, blankets, warm clothing, first aid kit, cash, important documents, and other items you might need for at least three days.

********* Original Press Release as Follows *********

Los Angeles Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, the Red Cross, and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are assisting with evacuations due to the #StoneFire in Agua Dulce.

Deputy personnel and support staff from various Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department stations are working to evacuate residents and assist with road closures in various locations.

We ask residents in affected areas to remain vigilant and prepare for evacuations.

Please prepare a go-bag containing:
• Identification
• Medication
• Food and water
• Important documents, such as birth certificates, marriage certificates, passports, etc.)
• Any emergency supplies
• A change of clothes
• Toiletries
• Cell phone charger

#StoneFire Mandatory evacuations are issued for the following areas:
Anthony Road
Hierba Road
Bass Rock Road
Beauty Vista Lane

Road closures:
Anthony Road north of Sierra Highway
Sierra Highway/Wyse
Sierra Highway/Sierra Vista

Sheltering for Large Animals:
Antelope Valley Fairgrounds
2551 West Avenue H
Lancaster, CA 93536

Approximately 9 homes have been mandatorily evacuated.

The fire has burned over 1000 acres and is 10 percent contained.

In order to provide for the safety of homeowners and first responders, residents are encouraged to comply with the evacuation orders.
Unified Command continues to evaluate current weather conditions and evacuations will be lifted as soon as it is deemed safe for re-entry.

Residents, business owners and person with access or functional needs may also call 2-1-1 for LA County information: www.211la.org.

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  1. Ken says:

    Is there a map of the burn area?

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