9/23/2012 07:02 PM PDT
Shockey Fire, Structures Destroyed, Evacuations
Shockey Fire, Evacuations
September 23, 7:00 p.m.
According to CAL FIRE, the Shockey Fire near the community of Boulevard has burned 1,000 acres and destroyed four structures. A temporary evacuation point for residents has been established at Mountain Empire High School, 3305 Buckman Springs Road. The Sheriff?s Department sent reverse 911 messages to about 40 numbers in the Jewell Valley area and to 77 numbers in the area of of Shockey Truck Trail and Tierra del Sol advising residents to evacuate as a precaution. About 5 p.m., the Sheriff's Department said the suggested evacuations were mandatory. According to CAL FIRE, the fire started around noon and is burning rapidly to the east.