The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department issued an evacuation order at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 7. Please see the Emergency Map for updated areas that are impacted. An evacuation order means that persons in the affected area need to evacuate to a safe location to ensure their safety.
CAL FIRE reports that the Valley Fire increased overnight to 10,258 acres with 1% containment. All evacuation warnings and orders remain in place.
The San Diego County Department of Animal Services is still accepting small animal rescues at the Bonita Animal Shelter for those impacted by Valley Fire evacuations but has reached capacity for large animals. Instead, people are being asked to bring large animals to a secondary nearby location, the Iron Oak Canyon Ranch (previously known as Bright Valley Farm), 12310 Campo Road in Spring Valley. County Animal Services staff will be caring for the horses at this site. Call 619-236-2341 for more information. The San Diego County Department of Animal Services is still accepting small animals at the Bonita Animal Shelter
Due to the Valley Fire, the current road closures are in effect according to the San Diego Sheriff’s Department and California Highway Patrol:
Lawson Valley Road at Skyline Truck Trail
Wisecarver Lane at Skyline Truck Trail
Japatul Road at Tavern Road
Japatul Road at Lions Valley Road
Lyons Valley Road at Skyline Truck Trail
As a reminder, an evacuation warning means that evacuations are currently voluntary, but everyone should be prepared to evacuate and should evacuate if they do not feel safe. Residents who are asked to evacuate or choose to evacuate can go to Steele Canyon High School or Joann MacQueen Middle School. If you need emergency assistance with evacuation, call 9-1-1. For additional information, call the San Diego Sheriff Department non-emergency line at 858-565-5200.
If you need additional information, visit sdcountyemergency.com or call 2-1-1.