The 2019 California Wildfire season continues to cause disruptions to business activity and infrastructure across the state. Wildfires are one of the most destructive natural disasters that exist on earth. Their hazards can have deadly impacts and can have consequences that extend past the extinguishing of the fire. Smoke from wildfires poses health concerns not only for the immediate area but for areas downwind of the event. The loss of vegetation due to wildfires can cause problems in the future due to an increased threat of flash flooding and mudflows. Preparation is key in order to reduce risk to the threat of wildfires. If you are planning a trip to or are based in an area highly susceptible to wildfires, prepare by developing a safety plan including an emergency supply kit. If you are ever threatened by a wildfire or notified of a mandatory evacuation, leave the area immediately using established trails or roadways. Our environmental intelligence team continues to provide coverage of the 2019 California wildfires including the Kincade Fire, Getty Fire, Tick Fire, and Easy Fire. This page will be updated as new alerts are released by our team.

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Navigate to each of the wildfire alert updates below: 

Tick Fire: Santa Clarita | Getty Fire: Sherman Oaks | Kincade Fire: Sonoma County | Easy Fire: Ventura County | Maria Fire

 


Easy Fire: Ventura County

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Oct. 30: 10:56 a.m. EST | Warning AlertEmergency crews responding to rapidly growing brush fire near Simi Valley, Calif., US as of early Oct. 30. Evacuation orders in place.


 

Getty Fire: Sherman Oaks

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Nov. 2: 6:33 a.m. EST | Warning Alert | Getty Fire near Los Angeles, Calif., US, largely contained as of late Nov. 1. Evacuation orders lifted.

Oct. 29: 10:23 a.m. EST | Warning Alert | Authorities are likely to shut off power for public safety across parts of northern and central California, US, starting Oct. 29.

Oct. 29: 8:06 a.m. EST | Warning AlertEmergency crews responding to wildfire west of Los Angeles, Calif., US as of early Oct. 29. Evacuation orders in place.

Oct. 28: 7:32 a.m. EST | Warning Alert | Emergency crews responding to rapidly growing brush fire in Sherman Oaks, Calif., US as of early Oct. 28. Evacuation orders in place.

 

Kincade Fire: Sonoma County

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Nov. 4: 7:575 p.m. EST | Warning Alert | Evacuation orders lifted as crews largely contain Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, Calif., US, as of late Nov. 4.

Nov. 4: 1:23 a.m. EST | Warning Alert | Evacuation orders downgraded as crews respond to Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, Calif., US as of late Nov. 3.

Nov. 2: 7:25 a.m. EST | Warning AlertEvacuation orders still in place as crews respond to Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, Calif., US as of late Nov. 1.

Oct. 29: 10:23 a.m. EST | Warning Alert | Authorities are likely to shut off power for public safety across parts of northern and central California, US, starting Oct. 29.

Oct. 28: 3:30 a.m. EST | Warning Alert | Emergency crews responding to Kincade Fire east of Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif., US as of late Oct. 27.

Oct. 27: 4:03 a.m. EST | Warning Alert | Emergency crews responding to Kincade Fire east of Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif., US as of Oct. 26.

Oct. 26: 4:42 a.m. EST | Warning AlertEmergency crews responding to Kincade Fire east of Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif., US as of Oct. 26.

Oct. 25: 1:40 p.m. EST | Warning Alert | Emergency crews responding to Kincade Fire east of Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif., US. as of Oct. 25. Evacuation orders in place.

 

Tick Fire: Santa Clarita

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Oct. 29: 10:23 a.m. EST | Warning Alert | Authorities are likely to shut off power for public safety across parts of northern and central California, US, starting Oct. 29.

Oct. 28: 7:37 a.m. EST | Warning AlertEvacuations, road closures associated with Tick Fire, near Santa Clarita, US, lifted as of Oct. 28. Lingering disruptions likely.

Oct. 25: 9:26 a.m. EST | Warning Alert | Emergency crews responding to Tick Fire north of Santa Clarita, Calif., US, Oct. 25. Evacuation orders in place.

 

Maria Fire: Santa Paula

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Nov. 2: 6:47 p.m. EST | Warning Alert | Emergency crews make progress in fighting brush fire near Santa Paula, Calif., US, Nov. 2. Evacuation orders lifted.

Nov. 1: 10:37 p.m. EST | Warning AlertEmergency crews are responding to a brush fire near Santa Paula, Calif., US, late Nov. 1. Evacuation orders in place.


Northern and Central California | Oct. 29 10:23 a.m. EST | Warning Alert
Authorities are likely to shut off power for public safety across parts of northern and central California, US, starting Oct. 29.

 

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This alert began 29 Oct 2019 14:15 GMT and is scheduled to expire 01 Nov 2019 23:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Power outages
  • Location: Central and northern California 
  • Start Date: Oct. 29
  • Impact: Utility disruptions; likely associated transport and business disruptions

 

Summary

Officials plan to preemptively cut power in parts of 29 counties through northern and central California, starting Oct. 29, to reduce the risk of wildfires due to strong winds and dry conditions. The outages are likely to affect up to 600,000 customers and are scheduled to begin at 0700 Oct. 29. The outages could last more than 48 hours, but officials have not announced the exact duration due to changing weather conditions.

The outages are scheduled for parts of the Alameda, Alpine, Amador, Butte, Calaveras, Contra Costa, El Dorado, Humboldt, Kern, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Sierra, Siskiyou, Solano, Sonoma, Tehama, Trinity, Tuolumne, Yolo, and Yuba counties.

Traffic disruptions and longer driving times are possible during the affected period due to malfunctioning traffic signals. Disruptions to airport and rail services are unlikely. Power outages could also result in the temporary unavailability of essential services such as ATMs and filling stations. Blackouts could adversely affect security protocols, including alarm systems and electronic fences; opportunistic criminal activity could increase during electricity outages. Commercial disruptions during the outages are likely.


 

Background and Analysis

This will be the third round of preemptive power outages in parts of California in recent weeks scheduled by the utility company Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E). Some of the more than 900,000 customers affected by the previous outages had not regained power as of early Oct. 29. PG&E filed for bankruptcy protection early in 2019, following numerous claims from customers affected by deadly wildfires in 2018, some of them allegedly caused by PG&E's infrastructure.

 

Advice

Plan for electricity disruptions from Oct. 29. Conserve batteries and restrict cellphone use to emergencies in case of an extended power outage. For safety reasons, monitor generators while they are operating due to potential fires. Unplug appliances and electronic equipment to protect against surge damage when power resumes.

 

Resources

SCE - Public Safety Power Shutoff Event Page: www.sce.com
PG&E - Public Safety Power Shutoff Event Page: www.pge.com/pspsupdates
Caltrans: www.dot.ca.gov



Tick Fire | Oct. 28: 7:37 a.m. EST | Warning Alert
Evacuations, road closures associated with Tick Fire, near Santa Clarita, US, lifted as of Oct. 28. Lingering disruptions likely.

 

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This alert began 28 Oct 2019 11:35 GMT and is scheduled to expire 29 Oct 2019 23:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Wildfire
  • Location: Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Calif. 
  • Start Date: Oct. 24
  • Impact: Lingering ground transport disruptions

 

Summary

As of early Oct. 28, all evacuation orders and road closures associated with the Tick Fire, which continues to burn northeast of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California, have been lifted. Around 500 personnel are working to contain the estimated 1,867-hectare (4,615 acre) fire, which is about 70 percent contained. The fire is said to have ignited near Tick Canyon Road at around 1451 PDT Oct. 24. Authorities have not provided an estimated containment date for the fire; hot and dry conditions may hamper firefighting efforts over the coming days, and additional wildfire growth is possible.

Santa Clarita is located 47 km (29 miles) northwest of Los Angeles, California.

 

Advice

Heed the instructions of local authorities. Seek updated information on road conditions if driving in the affected area; potential road closures and detours will cause increased congestion and delays. Collect essential items - including identification and any important legal and travel documents - in a "go-bag" that can be easily accessed.
 

Resources

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection: www.fire.ca.gov
Los Angeles County Fire Department: www.fire.lacounty.gov
Los Angeles County Road Closures: pw.lacounty.gov/roadclosures


Tick Fire | Oct. 25: 9:26 a.m. EST | Warning Alert
Emergency crews responding to Tick Fire north of Santa Clarita, Calif., US, Oct. 25. Evacuation orders in place.

 

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This alert began 25 Oct 2019 13:23 GMT and is scheduled to expire 26 Oct 2019 23:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Wildfire
  • Location: Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, Calif. 
  • Start Date: Oct. 24
  • Impact: Evacuations, ground transport disruptions; possible power outages

 

Summary

Emergency crews are working to contain an estimated 1,600-hectare (3,950 acre) and 5-percent contained wildfire that is burning northeast of Santa Clarita, Los Angeles County, California, Oct. 25. Santa Clarita is located northwest of Los Angeles, California. The fire is said to have ignited near Tick Canyon Road at around 1451 PDT Oct. 24. Authorities have not provided an estimated containment date for the fire; hot and dry conditions may hamper firefighting efforts over the coming days, and additional wildfire growth is possible.

Evacuations
As of early Oct. 25, authorities have issued mandatory evacuation orders in the area of Sand Canyon Road from 14 Freeway to Placerita Canyon Road. Voluntary evacuations are in place for Fair Oaks. An emergency shelter for displaced residents is located at College of the Canyons Gymnasium in Santa Clarita. Authorities could expand the mandatory evacuation orders depending on evolving wildfire conditions.

Transport and Utilities
The wildfire is likely to continue to cause localized transport disruptions in areas surrounding the evacuated roads. Road closures are in effect for Vasquez Canyon Road, portions of the Sierra Highway between Davenport and Golden Valley. Anticipate the status of nearby roads to change over the coming hours and days; authorities could close routes within Santa Clarita and surrounding communities due to fire activity and the needs of response operations. Traffic flows could also be disrupted during reentry periods after authorities lift evacuation orders. Low visibility from smoke and possible ashfall could contribute to traffic delays and congestion in the region. Power outages are also possible.

 

Advice

Heed all evacuation orders. Seek updated information on road conditions if driving in the affected area; road closures and detours will cause increased congestion and delays. Individuals not under evacuation warnings should consider remaining inside well-ventilated, air-conditioned spaces to reduce exposure to smoke. Collect essential items - including identification and any important legal and travel documents - in a "go-bag" that can be easily accessed. Charge battery-powered devices in case of prolonged power outages.
 

Resources

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection: www.fire.ca.gov
Los Angeles County Fire Department: www.fire.lacounty.gov
Los Angeles County Road Closures: pw.lacounty.gov/roadclosures

 


Sherman Oaks Wildfire | Oct. 28: 7:32 a.m. EST | Warning Alert
Emergency crews responding to rapidly growing brush fire in Sherman Oaks, Calif., US as of early Oct. 28. Evacuation orders in place.

 

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This alert began 28 Oct 2019 11:29 GMT and is scheduled to expire 29 Oct 2019 23:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Wildfire
  • Location: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, Calif., northwest of Los Angeles, Calif. 
  • Start Date: Early Oct. 28
  • Impact: Evacuations and ground transport disruptions; possible power outages

 

Summary

As of early Oct. 28, emergency crews are responding to an active and rapidly growing brush fire in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California. Sherman Oaks is located northwest of Los Angeles, California and west of Burbank, California. Authorities have not provided an estimated containment date for the fire; hot, dry, and windy conditions may hamper firefighting efforts over the coming days, and additional wildfire growth is likely.

Evacuations
Reports indicate there are currently mandatory evacuations from Mandeville Canyon Road down to Sunset Boulevard, from Mandeville Canyon Road to Interstate 405, and up to and including the Mountain Gate Community. Emergency shelters for displaced residents are located at the Westwood Recreation Center in Los Angeles. Authorities could expand the mandatory evacuation orders, depending on evolving wildfire conditions.

Transport and Utilities
The wildfire is likely to continue to cause localized transport disruptions in areas surrounding the evacuated roads, including Interstate 405. Anticipate the status of nearby roads to change over the coming hours and days; authorities could continue to close routes within Sherman Oaks and surrounding communities due to fire activity and the needs of response operations. Traffic flows could also be disrupted during reentry periods after authorities lift evacuation orders. Low visibility from smoke and possible ashfall could contribute to traffic delays and congestion in the region. Power outages are also possible.


 

Advice

Heed all evacuation orders. Seek updated information on road conditions if driving in the affected area; road closures and detours will cause increased congestion and delays. Individuals not under evacuation warnings should consider remaining inside well-ventilated, air-conditioned spaces to reduce exposure to smoke. Collect essential items - including identification and any important legal and travel documents - in a "go-bag" that can be easily accessed. Charge battery-powered devices in case of prolonged power outages.

 

Resources

City of Los Angeles Fire Department: www.lafd.org
Los Angeles County Fire Department: www.fire.lacounty.gov
Los Angeles County Road Closures: pw.lacounty.gov/roadclosures

 


Kincade Fire | Oct. 28: 3:30 a.m. EST | Warning Alert
Emergency crews responding to Kincade Fire east of Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif., US as of late Oct. 27.

 

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This alert began 28 Oct 2019 07:27 GMT and is scheduled to expire 29 Oct 2019 23:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Wildfire
  • Location: Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif. 
  • Start Date: Late Oct. 23
  • Impact: Evacuations, ground transport disruptions; possible power outages

 

Summary

As of late Oct. 27, over 3,400 emergency crews continue to work to contain the wildfire in Sonoma County, California, as the fire grew further to 21,973 hectares (54,298 acres). The fire is 5-percent contained. Geyserville is approximately 33 km (20 miles) northwest of Santa Rosa. The blaze is said to have ignited near Burned Mountain and Kincade roads around 2130 Oct. 23 before rapidly spreading to Geysers and Alexander Mountain roads.

Authorities have not provided an estimated containment date for the fire, which has destroyed around 110 structures; dry and windy conditions may hamper firefighting efforts over the coming hours, and additional wildfire growth is possible. The California State governor announced a state of emergency, early Oct. 26.

Evacuations
Reports indicate that authorities evacuated around 200,000 people. As of late Oct. 27, authorities issued mandatory evacuation order for Larkfield-Wikiup, north of Santa Rosa, and evacuation warnings for parts of Napa County, including Calistoga. Mandatory evacuation orders for Dry Creek Valley, Lark Field, and Mark West Drainage and all areas west of Healdsburg and Windsor, issued late Oct. 26 remain. Cloverdale Geysers, Geysers, Red Winery, Alexander Mountain, Pine Flat roads, and all roads east of Highway 128 to Geyserville are also under mandatory evacuation areas.

Emergency shelters for displaced residents are at Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, Petaluma Veterans Center, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, and Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building. An evacuation site for large animals is located at Santa Rosa Fairgrounds. Authorities could expand mandatory evacuation orders depending on evolving wildfire conditions.

Transport and Utilities
The wildfire will likely continue to cause localized transport disruptions in areas surrounding the evacuated roads. Currently, all roads east of Highway 101 in the Geyserville area remain closed. Anticipate the status of nearby roads to change over the coming hours and days; authorities could continue to close routes within Geyserville and the surrounding communities due to fire activity and the needs of response operations. Traffic flows could also be disrupted during reentry periods after authorities lift evacuation orders. Low visibility from smoke and possible ashfall could contribute to traffic delays and congestion in the region. Power outages are also possible.


 

Advice

Heed all evacuation orders. Seek updated information on road conditions if driving in the affected area; road closures and detours will cause increased congestion and delays. Individuals not under evacuation warnings should consider remaining inside well-ventilated, air-conditioned spaces to reduce exposure to smoke. Collect essential items - including identification and any important legal and travel documents - in a "go-bag" that can be easily accessed. Charge battery-powered devices in case of prolonged power outages.

 

Resources

Sonoma County Twitter: www.twitter.com/CountyofSonoma
Sonoma Sheriff Twitter: www.twitter.com/sonomasheriff
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection: www.fire.ca.gov


Kincade Fire | Oct. 27: 4:03 a.m. EST | Warning Alert
Emergency crews responding to Kincade Fire east of Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif., US as of Oct. 26.

 

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This alert began 27 Oct 2019 05:38 GMT and is scheduled to expire 27 Oct 2019 23:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Wildfire
  • Location: Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif. 
  • Start Date: Late Oct. 23
  • Impact: Evacuations, ground transport disruptions; possible power outages

 

Summary

As of late Oct. 26, emergency crews continue to work to contain the wildfire near Geyserville in Sonoma County, California, as the fire grew to 10,301 hectares (25,455 acres). The fire is 10-percent contained. Geyserville is approximately 33 km (20 miles) northwest of Santa Rosa. The blaze is said to have ignited near Burned Mountain and Kincade roads around 2130 Oct. 23 before rapidly spreading to Geysers and Alexander Mountain roads. Authorities have not provided an estimated containment date for the fire; dry and windy conditions may hamper firefighting efforts over the coming hours, and additional wildfire growth is possible. The California State governor announced a state of emergency, early Oct. 26.

Evacuations
As of late Oct. 26, authorities issued mandatory evacuation orders for Dry Creek Valley, Lark Field, and Mark West Drainage and all areas west of Healdsburg and Windsor. Evacuation orders remain in place for Cloverdale Geysers, Geysers, Red Winery, Alexander Mountain, Pine Flat roads, and all roads east of Highway 128 to Geyserville. Early Oct. 26, authorities had issued an evacuation warning for residents of Gifford Springs, Whispering Pines, Anderson Springs, Adams Springs, Hobergs, and Cobb communities in Lake County. Emergency shelters for displaced residents are at Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds, Petaluma Veterans Center, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, and Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building. An evacuation site for large animals is located at Santa Rosa Fairgrounds. Authorities could expand mandatory evacuation orders depending on evolving wildfire conditions.

Transport and Utilities
The wildfire will likely continue to cause localized transport disruptions in areas surrounding the evacuated roads. Currently, all roads east of Highway 101 in the Geyserville area remain closed. Anticipate the status of nearby roads to change over the coming hours and days; authorities could continue to close routes within Geyserville and the surrounding communities due to fire activity and the needs of response operations. Traffic flows could also be disrupted during reentry periods after authorities lift evacuation orders. Low visibility from smoke and possible ashfall could contribute to traffic delays and congestion in the region. Power outages are also possible.


 

Advice

Heed all evacuation orders. Seek updated information on road conditions if driving in the affected area; road closures and detours will cause increased congestion and delays. Individuals not under evacuation warnings should consider remaining inside well-ventilated, air-conditioned spaces to reduce exposure to smoke. Collect essential items - including identification and any important legal and travel documents - in a "go-bag" that can be easily accessed. Charge battery-powered devices in case of prolonged power outages.

 

Resources

Sonoma County Twitter: www.twitter.com/CountyofSonoma
Sonoma Sheriff Twitter: www.twitter.com/sonomasheriff
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection: www.fire.ca.gov


Kincade Fire | Oct. 26: 4:42 a.m. EST | Warning Alert
Emergency crews responding to Kincade Fire east of Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif., US as of Oct. 26.

 

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This alert began 26 Oct 2019 08:40 GMT and is scheduled to expire 28 Oct 2019 23:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Wildfire
  • Location: Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif. 
  • Start Date: Late Oct. 23
  • Impact: Evacuations, ground transport disruptions; possible power outages

 

Summary

As of early Oct. 26, emergency crews continue to work to contain the wildfire near Geyserville in Sonoma County, California, as the fire grew to 9,591 hectares (23,700 acres). The fire is 5-percent contained. Geyserville is approximately 33 km (20 miles) northwest of Santa Rosa. The blaze is said to have ignited near Burned Mountain and Kincade roads around 2130 Oct. 23 before rapidly spreading to Geysers and Alexander Mountain roads. Authorities have not provided an estimated containment date for the fire; dry and windy conditions may hamper firefighting efforts over the coming hours, and additional wildfire growth is possible. The California State governor has announced a state of emergency.

Evacuations
As of early Oct. 26, authorities have issued an evacuation warning for residents of Gifford Springs, Whispering Pines, Anderson Springs, Adams Springs, Hobergs, and Cobb communities in Lake County. Evacuation orders remain in place for Cloverdale Geysers, Geysers, Red Winery, Alexander Mountain, Pine Flat roads, and all roads east of Highway 128 to Geyserville. Emergency shelters for displaced residents are at the Healdsburg Community Center, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, and Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building. Authorities could expand mandatory evacuation orders depending on evolving wildfire conditions.

Transport and Utilities
The wildfire will likely continue to cause localized transport disruptions in areas surrounding the evacuated roads. Currently, all roads east of Highway 101 in the Geyserville area remain closed. Anticipate the status of nearby roads to change over the coming hours and days; authorities could continue to close routes within Geyserville and the surrounding communities due to fire activity and the needs of response operations. Traffic flows could also be disrupted during reentry periods after authorities lift evacuation orders. Low visibility from smoke and possible ashfall could contribute to traffic delays and congestion in the region. Power outages are also possible.


 

Advice

Heed all evacuation orders. Seek updated information on road conditions if driving in the affected area; road closures and detours will cause increased congestion and delays. Individuals not under evacuation warnings should consider remaining inside well-ventilated, air-conditioned spaces to reduce exposure to smoke. Collect essential items - including identification and any important legal and travel documents - in a "go-bag" that can be easily accessed. Charge battery-powered devices in case of prolonged power outages.

 

Resources

Sonoma County Twitter: www.twitter.com/CountyofSonoma
Sonoma Sheriff Twitter: www.twitter.com/sonomasheriff
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection: www.fire.ca.gov


Kincade Fire | Oct. 25: 1:40 p.m. EST | Warning Alert
Emergency crews responding to Kincade Fire east of Geyserville, Sonoma County, Calif., US. as of Oct. 25. Evacuation orders in place.

 

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This alert began 25 Oct 2019 17:39 GMT and is scheduled to expire 28 Oct 2019 23:59 GMT.

  • Incident: Wildfire
  • Location: Geyserville, Sonoma County, California
  • Start Date: Late Oct. 23
  • Impact: Evacuations, ground transport disruptions; possible power outages

 

Summary

As of Oct. 25, emergency crews continue to work to contain an estimated 8,860-hectare (21,900-acre) wildfire burning east of Geyserville in Sonoma County, California, since the evening of Oct. 23. The fire is 5-percent contained. Geyserville is approximately 33 km (20 miles) northwest of Santa Rosa. The fire is said to have ignited near Burned Mountain and Kincade Roads around 2130 Oct. 23 before rapidly spreading to Geysers Road and Alexander Mountain Road. Authorities have not provided an estimated containment date for the fire; dry and windy conditions may hamper firefighting efforts over the coming hours, and additional wildfire growth is possible.

Evacuations
As of early Oct. 25, authorities have issued mandatory evacuation orders for residents on Cloverdale Geysers Road, Geysers Road, Red Winery Road, Alexander Mountain Road, Pine Flat Road, and all roads east of Highway 128 to Geyserville. Emergency shelters for displaced residents are at the Healdsburg Community Center, Sonoma County Fairgrounds, and Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building. Authorities could expand mandatory evacuation orders depending on evolving wildfire conditions.

Transport and Utilities
The wildfire will likely continue to cause localized transport disruptions in areas surrounding the evacuated roads. Currently, all roads east of Highway 101 in the Geyserville area remain closed. Anticipate the status of nearby roads to change over the coming hours and days; authorities could continue to close routes within Geyserville and the surrounding communities due to fire activity and the needs of response operations. Traffic flows could also be disrupted during re-entry periods after authorities lift evacuation orders. Low visibility from smoke and possible ashfall could contribute to traffic delays and congestion in the region. Power outages are also possible.


 

Advice

Heed all evacuation orders. Seek updated information on road conditions if driving in the affected area; road closures and detours will cause increased congestion and delays. Individuals not under evacuation warnings should consider remaining inside well-ventilated, air-conditioned spaces to reduce exposure to smoke. Collect essential items - including identification and any important legal and travel documents - in a "go-bag" that can be easily accessed. Charge battery-powered devices in case of prolonged power outages.