7/06/2018 03:19 PM PDT

County Proclaims Local Emergency

The County of San Diego proclaimed a local emergency at 2:25 p.m. Friday, due to the July 6 Fires, including the West Fire in Alpine in the area of Interstate 8 and West Willows Road.

The proclamation requests all federal and state assistance that may be available.

Extreme fire danger conditions continue throughout San Diego County. The public is asked to stay alert and informed by checking SDCountyEmergency.com, ReadySanDiego Twitter and Facebook, CALFIRE, and local news. 

For your safety, be ready to evacuate if you feel unsafe, or if you are asked to leave.

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