Del Mar – mandatory evacuation west of I-5

| October 23, 2007

UPDATED 10/23/07 – 1831 PDT: This evacuation has been canceled.

There is a mandatory evacuation in effect for parts of Del Mar west of Interstate 5:

as of morning of 10/23/07

Here are the actual details:

A mandatory evacuation order remains for all areas of Crest Road, and San Dieguito Drive, Oribia Road, Avenida Primavera along Crest Road, Serpentine Drive, Gatun Street, Balboa Avenue and Zapo Street.
City leaders strongly suggest residents in other areas of the city to be
packed and ready to evacuate, and to keep informed of the fire’s movement.
Resident unable to self-evacuate should call (858) 704-3694.

In Carlsbad, there was no immediate threat, but officials were monitoring
the situation. The city was under voluntary evacuation. Residents were told not to wait to leave if they saw smoke or fire.

City offices and libraries remained open. Information is being updated on a recorded line at the city’s emergency operations center: (760) 602-7599.

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