9/09/2020 09:20 AM PDT

Valley Fire Update: Valley Fire Remains Stable as Santa Ana Gusts Stay Low

CALFIRE is reporting that the Valley Fire remains 17,565 acres and 11% contained Wednesday morning after the expected strong Santa Ana winds did not materialize Tuesday night, keeping the fire from spreading.

The Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 8 p.m.

Please see the evacuation map for the current evacuation order and evacuation warning locations.

As a reminder, an evacuation order requires immediate movement out of an affected area due to an imminent threat to life. An evacuation warning is given to prepare people for a potential evacuation order. Those who require additional time to evacuate, and those with pets and livestock should leave now.

However, 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 El Capitan High School at 10410 Ashwood Street in Lakeside, 92040 and Steele Canyon High School at 12440 Campo Road in Spring Valley, 91978.

Road closures continue to be in effect at:

  • Japatul Road and Lyons Valley Road/Japatul Road
  • Japatul Road at Tavern Road/Dehesa Road
  • Lyons Valley Road and Honey Springs Road
  • Wisecarver Lane at Wisecarver Truck Trail
  • Skyline Truck Trail and Lawson Valley
  • Japatul Road at Via Asoleado (also at Sequan Truck Trail)
  • Corrall Canyon at Buckman Springs (but Buckman Springs is open)
  • High Glen Road
  • Hidden Glen Road

If you need emergency assistance in evacuation, call 9-1-1. Residents in the areas impacted by the Valley Fire can dial 2-1-1 for non-emergency fire information such as evacuation orders, shelters and road closures.

For the latest emergency updates in English and Spanish, visit www.sdcountyemergency.com, and download the SD Emergency.