Sheriff’s office reduces evacuation order

As crews continue to increase containment on the Dixie Fire, the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office is reducing evacuation orders.

Evacuation orders have been reduced for the following areas as of noon Monday, Sept. 20:
· Caribou Wilderness area south of Hwy 44 from the Lassen County line east to County Rd A21 – LASE031-A

All other evacuation orders and warnings remain in place, including forest closures. Check with the Lassen and Plumas National Forests for specific details.

Safety message: Be aware that there will be an increased presence of law enforcement and fire personnel working in the area. Use caution, drive with your headlights on, and yield to emergency personnel. Please see the attached information about returning home after wildfire which can be found at www.readyforwildfire.org.