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LASD - Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept Information Bureau (SIB)
Tuesday December 5th, 2017 :: 06:39 a.m. PST

#LASD, Creek Fire Mandatory Evacs for Residents, Office of Emergency Management, Crescenta Valley Station

At 3:48 a.m., a brush fire broke out in the Angeles National Forest.  The fire moved into the Los Angeles County area of Sylmar and into the city of Los Angeles. The Creek Fire has burned approximately 1000 acres and is 0 percent contained.  The following is information about mandatory evacuations and road closures.


Your personal safety is of utmost importance to us. In the event you are told to evacuate, please follow the instructions of deputies and firefighters. Notifications will be made via numerous outlets. However, if you feel your life is in danger prior to the announcement of mandatory evacuations, please self-evacuate. When the mandatory evacuation order is issued, residents in the following areas MUST evacuate:

Evacuations (Mandatory by Sheriff’s Department)
  • Little Tujunga Canyon
  • Kagel Canyon
  • Lopez Canyon
Voluntary Evac:
Sayre to 5/14FWY split (north of 210)

Road Closures:
  • Little Tujunga Canyon Road b/t Foothill Boulevard and Placerita Canyon / Sand Canyon Roads
  • Kagel Canyon Road
  • Lopez Canyon Road
  • Foothill Blvd / Osborne Street

 2 Evacuation centers:
Sylmar Recreation Center, 13109 Borden Avenue, Sylmar
Sunland Senior Center, 8640 Fenwick Street, Tujunga
School Closure:
Los Angeles Mission College, 13356 Eldridge Avenue, Sylmar

Hansen Dam Equestrian Center, 11127 Orcas Avenue, Sylmar
Small Animals: 
Sunland Park 8651 Foothill Blvd, Sunland/Tujunga

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department wants to remind residents to be aware of wild animals that may be driven from their habitat due to the Creek Fire. These wild animals may be heading towards fire impacted communities.

For updated information follow us on our Twitter account @LASDHQ, or call Sheriff's Information Bureau at (213) 229-1700

Los Angeles County residents and businesses, including persons with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, may call 211 LA County for emergency preparedness information, and other referral services. The toll-free 2-1-1 number is available 24 hours a day and seven days a week. 211 LA County services can also be accessed at To register for the Specific Needs Awareness Planning program please go to For additional disaster/emergency preparedness information, please access and/or

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Crescenta Valley Station at (818) 248-3464. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP on Google play or the Apple App Store or by using the website

Lieutenant Mark Slater 
Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station
4554 North Briggs Avenue
La Crescenta, CA. 91214
(818) 248-3464.

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