According to a statement from the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office about 2 p.m. Friday, July 9, the Mandatory Evacuation Order has been expanded to include the following areas:
Lassen County residents on the north and south sides of Doyle Grade from the Lassen/Plumas County line east to the intersection of Highway 395 but not including Laura Drive.
Lassen County residents from the Doyle Grade where it intersects with Highway 395 South to Red Rock Road on the west side of Highway 395 only.
An Evacuation Warning is still in place for residents west of Highway 395 from County Road A26 south to Doyle Grade and from Red Rock Road south to the Sierra/Lassen County line.
People need to leave immediately. Please use caution and be courteous to your neighbors. Drive with your headlights on and yield to emergency personnel. Residents needing assistance evacuating are asked to call the non-emergency dispatch center at 257-6121. Deputies will be going door to door to make notification.
For information on what to bring with you in the event of an evacuation, go to readyforwildfire.org.