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Sand Fire

  • Los Angeles County
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  • Started: Jul 23, 2016
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  • Last Updated: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 11:20 PM
Containment

100%

Acres Burned

41,432

No new updates for this fire. 41432 acres have burned, and the fire has been 100% contained. The cause was under investigation. Road closures are in effect. See details below.

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Do people near this fire need to evacuate?

YES
Evacuation orders have been issued. Learn more

Have any road closures been announced?

YES
Nearby roads have been closed. Learn more

Additional Details

EVACUATIONS

The American Red Cross announced Friday that it closed the Highland High School evacuation shelter because residents are returning to their homes or seeking other lodging needs. The shelter at Hart High School remains open (24825 N. Newhall Ave., Santa Clarita).

ROAD CLOSURES

Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has closed a section of Sand Canyon Road that is affected by the Sand Fire. According to the Los Angeles County sheriffs staffing the closure, residents with photo ID will be allowed in.

SCHOOL CLOSURES

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CAUSE

Under investigation.

INJURIES

1 fatality

STRUCTURES THREATENED

10,300

STRUCTURES DESTROYED

18 lost, 1 damaged

CONDITIONS

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DATA SOURCE

Inciweb

ADMINISTRATIVE UNIT

Los Angeles County Fire Department

COOPERATING AGENCIES

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PHONE NUMBERS

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