12/16/2020 03:09 PM PST

Chaparral Fire: Evacuation Warning issued in the area of Santee

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department has issued an emergency evacuation warning to residents in the 10,000 block of Chaparral Dr. in Santee due to the Chaparral Fire. Emergency responders are currently addressing the situation. 

An evacuation warning means that evacuations are currently voluntary, however, everyone should be prepared to evacuate if an evacuation order is issued. Residents who choose to evacuate can go to Santana High School, located at 9915 N Magnolia Ave, Santee, CA 92071. If you feel unsafe, evacuate early.

If you need emergency assistance with evacuation, call 9-1-1. For more information follow San Diego Sheriff on Twitter @SDSheriff  or call the San Diego Sheriff's Department non-emergency line at 858-565-5200.