Sheriff’s office announces additional evacuation order and warning reductions

The Lassen County Sheriff’s Office announced additional evacuation order and warning reductions around noon Monday, Aug. 23.

The emergency alert zone map can be accessed at: community.zonehaven.com

Residents should be aware that changing conditions in fire activity may cause this area to escalate back to a mandatory evacuation order at any time. If you have evacuated large animals and vehicles, please keep them out of the area.

Mandatory Evacuation Orders have been reduced to Evacuation Warnings for Residents only in the following areas:

  • Janesville and Milford east (lake side) of Hwy 395 from the Thunder Mtn. Rd intersection south to the Flux Rd intersection – Zone LAS-E008-A and LAS-E011-A
  • Janesville and Milford west (mountain side) of Hwy 395 from the Bass Hill area south to Oak Tree Lane including Janesville side of Wingfield, Elysian Valley, & Bass Hill Rd – Zones LAS-E012 A-J LAS-E010-G&H
  • Milford west (mountain side) of Hwy 395 from Milford Grade south to the intersection of County Rd A26 Garnier Rd – Zones LAS-E009-A and E001-A
  • Willard Creek Rd south of Hwy 36 and Korver Rd from Hwy 36 south to the fork of Korver Rd – Zones LAS-E016-A and E017-C

Evacuation Warnings have been lifted for:

  • Janesville and Milford east of Hwy 395 from A3/Standish Buntingville Rd south to the Thunder Mtn. Rd Intersection – Zones LAS-E013 and LAS-E011-B
  • Milford east of Hwy 395 from the Flux Rd intersection south to County Rd A25 Herlong Junction intersection – Zone LAS-E008-B

While the Dixie Fire continues to burn, some orders and warnings remain in place.

Mandatory Evacuation Orders remain in place for:

  • North of Hwy 36 south of Hwy 44 from the Lassen County Line east to Coppervale – Zones LAS-E027-A, E029-A, E028
  • The area south of Hwy 44 from the Lassen County line east to McCoy Flat including Silver Lake, Juniper Lake, and the Caribou Wilderness Area – Zone LAS-E031A&B
  • South of Hwy 36 south and east of Mtn Meadows Reservoir east to Devil’s Corral and south to upper Gold Run Rd – Zones LAS-E019, EO18, E026, E017-A, E016-G

Evacuation Warnings remain in place for:

  • Janesville and Milford east (lake side) of Hwy 395 from the Thunder Mtn. Rd intersection south to the Flux Rd intersection – Zone LAS-E008-A and LAS-E011-A
  • Janesville and Milford west (mountain side) of Hwy 395 from the Bass Hill area south to Oak Tree Lane including Janesville side of Wingfield, Elysian Valley, & Bass Hill Rd – Zones LAS-E012 A-J LAS-E010-G&H
  • Milford west (mountain side) of Hwy 395 from Milford Grade south to the intersection of County Rd A26 Garnier Rd – Zones LAS-E009-A and E001-A
  • Clear Creek, Westwood, and Pine Town area south of Hwy 36 from the Lassen County line east to the Willard Hill area – Zones LAS-E020, EO23, E027-B, E029-B
  • Bizz Johnson Trail area south of Hwy 36 from Thumper Hill east to Miller Crossing and south to Bauer Rd – Zone LAS-016-B, D, E
  • South of Hwy 36 from Devil’s Corral east to Britt Ln and Thumper Hill and south to Cheney Creek Rd Zones LAS-016-B, D, E
  • Willard Creek Rd south of Hwy 36 and Korver Rd from Hwy 36 south to the fork of Korver Rd – Zones LAS-E016-A and E017-C
  • Area south of Hwy 44, north of Hwy 36, west to Hog Flat Reservoir – Zones LAS-E030-A & B