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GLENDALE ANNOUNCES MANDATORY EMERGENCY EVACUATIONS

For Immediate Release

Post Date:09/02/2017 9:50 AM

Media Contact:

Tom Lorenz, Director of Communications & Community Relations

(818) 535-1958 (cell)

Tlorenz@glendaleca.gov

 

GLENDALE ANNOUNCES MANDATORY EMERGENCY EVACUATIONS

La Tuna Canyon Fire

GLENDALE, CA – The City of Glendale has announced mandatory emergency evacuations in the Glenwood Oaks and Mountain Oaks neighborhoods in Glendale. The Whiting Woods and Oakmont Woods neighborhoods of Glendale are under voluntary evacuation.

In order to consolidate resources such as Red Cross and Pasadena Humane, one evacuation center will remain open:

  • Crescenta Valley High School - 2900 Community Ave
    • Showers available
    • Pets welcome. Pasadena Humane Society is set-up on location

There are also cooling stations open at all community centers.

  • Adult Recreation center – 201 E. Colorado
  • Sparr Heights Community Center – 1613 Glencoe Way
  • Pacific Community Center – 501 S. Pacific

For further information, follow us on Twitter and Facebook @MyGlendale. The emergency flashpage has been activated on the City’s homepage GlendaleCA.gov, and will also serve as an informational source.

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