Sheriff’s Office issues new evacuation warning Tuesday

As the Dixie Fire continues to grow, the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office issued a new warning  just before 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

A new evacuation warning has been issued for:

  • Milford and Herlong area east (lake side) of Hwy 395 from the Thunder Mountain Rd intersection south to County Rd A26/Garnier Rd. This includes the south side of County Rd A25 east to but NOT including Sierra Army Depot – Zones LAS-E011-A, E008-A, B, E002-B, C

The emergency alert zone map can be accessed at:

All previously issued orders and warnings remain in place.

Safety Message: People under evacuation order should leave immediately. Those under warning who require assistance and those with pets and livestock should leave now. Use caution, drive with your headlights on and yield to emergency personnel. Call dispatch for assistance evacuating 530-257-6121. If you are in need of emergency shelter, call (530)250-9004. Deputies will be going door to door to make notifications.