12/07/2017 07:19 PM PST

AlertSanDiego evacuation order issued to an additional 3,500 contacts

The Sheriff"s Department issued a fourth set of AlertSanDiego evacuation messages, reaching an additional 3,531 contacts in the Bonsall area. The new message went out at 5:30 p.m., and covers an area west of South Mission Road, east of Wilshire Road, north of North River Road and south of the intersection of Green Canyon Road and South Mission Road. This brings the total number of contacts reached through AlertSanDiego evacuation campaigns on the Lilac Fire to more than 23,000.

Residents can evacuate to East Valley Community Center at 2245 East Valley Parkway, Escondido.

For the latest emergency updates in English and Spanish, visit www.sdcountyemergency.com, and download the SD Emergency app. If you are affected by the fire and need to talk to someone by phone about evacuations, shelters, road closures and other non-emergency disaster-related services, call 211. If you are hearing impaired, dial 711 and ask to be connected to (858) 300-1211.