Sheriff’s Office issues new Beckwourth Complex mandatory evacuations

UPDATE 9 p.m.: Expanded evacuation orders and road closures were announced Wednesday evening.

The Mandatory Evacuation Order has been expanded to include Doyle Proper on the west side of Highway 395 from Laura Drive to County Road A26. The Mandatory Evacuation Order remains in place for the dirt portion of Doyle Grade where the pavement ends approximately 3.4 miles south of US 395. There will be a road block at that point and a heavy law enforcement presence will remain in the area.

According to CHP-Quincy, Highway 395 was closed due to the fire. Highway 395 is closed from Laura Drive to County Road A26. Evacuees can access 395 to evacuate either north or south.

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A new Mandatory Evacuation Order has been issued for Doyle on Old Hwy 395 from Laura Drive west on Old Hwy 395 to Cowboy Joe Road and everything in between, according to the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office.

The Mandatory Evacuation Order remains in place for the dirt portion of Doyle Grade where the pavement ends approximately 3.4 miles south of US 395.  There will be a road block at that point and a heavy law enforcement presence will remain in the area.

 

Evacuation Warnings remain in effect for the following areas:

 

  • Doyle east and west of US 395 including the town of Herlong south to the Lassen/Sierra County line.

 

 

Safety Message:  People need to leave immediately.  Drive with your headlights on and yield to emergency personnel.  If you need assistance evacuating, call the non-emergency dispatch center at (530)257-6121.  For shelter information, call the emergency shelter line at (530)588-8627.