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Fire evacuation information

As of 1:45 p.m. today, the following areas had been placed under mandatory evacuation orders:

In the mountains above Sunland-Tujunga, at 1:45 p.m. authorities began evacuating upper reaches of Big Tujunga Canyon, near the Big Tujunga Ranger Station. Offciials are not sure of the exact parameters of the evacuation area.

Thomas Brothers Map page 4643.

In La Canada Flintridge, at 11:45 a.m. officials ordered additional mandatory evacuations from homes accessed by Ocean View Boulevard north of Bristow Road. This area includes Bristow Road, Derwood Drive, Manistee Drive and Highrim Road. This area is the eastern side of Pickens Canyon, along the city line between La Canada Flintridge and unincorporated La Crescenta. (Map 504 H-5, 504 H-6.)

In La Canada Flintridge, an 11:30 a.m. order covers the area generally north of Vista del Valle Road, west of Angeles Crest Highway, and east of Palm Drive at its intersection with Ravista Lane. (Maps 534 J-1; 535 A-1; 535 B-1 and 535 C-1.)

In La Canada Flintridge, overnight evacuations orders remain in place for the area east of Angeles Crest Highway on Greenridge Drive, Forest Green Drive, Ridge Court, and Starlight Crest Drive through address 502, said Kevin Chun, Director of Administrative Services for La Canada Flintridge.

And also in La Canada Flintridge, fire officials Friday night ordered evacuations along Big Briar Way, off Haskell Street, and along La Canada Boulevard north of El Vago Street for:

-- Donna Maria Lane,

-- Indian Drive,

-- Alta Canyada Road north of El Vago Street,

-- Hacienda Drive,

-- Linda Vista Drive,

-- and Alta Canyada Road north of Linda Vista Drive.

In Altadena, at 10:30 a.m. fire officials ordered evacuation of the Canyon Dell Drive area of northwest Altadena, one mile northeast of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. The affected area includes houses on Canyon Crest Road, Aralia Road, Rising Hill Road and smaller streets accessed by those streets.

This area is west of Millard Canyon, east of Arroyo Seco, and north of Hahamongna Watershed Park. Map 535 F-1 and 535 F-2.