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La Tuna Fire Update - September 3, 2017

For Immediate Release

Post Date:09/03/2017 11:11 AM

LA TUNA FIRE UPDATE

 

INCIDENT FACT SHEET: SEPTEMBER 3, 2017, 10:00 AM

 

TOTAL RESOURCES:

 

ENGINES

206

AMBULANCES

9

HELICOPTER

9

CREWS

12

WATER TENDER

5

TOTAL FIREFIGHTERS

1,061

DOZER

4

 

 

 

ACRES: 5,895

CAUSE: Under Investigation                     CONTAINMENT: 10%

FREEWAY CLOSURES: 210 East closed at Wheatland and reopens at Lowell, 210 West closed at 2 freeway and reopens at Osborne.

WEATHER: Mostly Cloudy, moderate heat impacts into the evening, isolated scattered thunderstorms, slight chance of showers. Temperatures 90-94. Winds 3-8 mph, gusts at 12 mph

EVACUATION CENTERS:

* All Shelters are accepting animals, large animals can be sheltered at the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center * LA City: Sunland Park: 8651 Foothill Blvd, Sunland, CA  91040 (818) 352-5282

Glendale: Crescenta Valley High School- 2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta, CA 91214 (818) 249-5871 Burbank: McCambridge Park- 1515 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504 (818) 238-5378

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS:

LA CITY: McGroarty Park Area, McGroarty Terrace to Valaho Pl., Wornom South of Sunland, Morning Glow South of La Tuna

GLENDALE: Glenwood Oaks Area- End of Boston Ave., El Lado Dr., Cedarbend Dr., Tanbark Pl., Ferntree Pl., Beechglen Dr., New York Ave. Area, Mountain Oaks Parks, Celita Way, Kadletz Rd..

BURBANK: Castleman Ln., Wedgewood Ln., Kildare Ct., Folkstone Ct., Logan Ct.,

VOLUNTARY EVACUATIONS:

LA CITY: McGroarty Terrance from Oro Vista to Plainview, Reverie Area- 1200 Alene Dr. to Hillhaven Ave., Reverie, Glen O Peace Pky., Tranquil Dr., Inspiration Way, Tranquil Pl., Hillhaven Pl., Haines Canyon Area, Charrick Dr., Charrick Pl., Estepa Dr., Wexlord Dr., Shadow Island Dr.

GLENDALE: Whiting Wood Area, Whiting Woods Rd., Lockerbie Lane, Lockerbie Ct., Hillway Dr., Mesa Lila Lane,  Mesa Lila Rd., Eagle Head Canyon, Shirley Jean St., Camann St., Eilnita Ave., Emanuel Dr.

BURBANK: Country Club Dr.

SINGLE RESIDENCES BURNED3 Destroyed, 1 Damaged

INJURIES: Two Firefighters were transported on day 2 of the fire for heat related illness and are currently in stable condition.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

SOCIAL MEDIA: TWITTER @LAFD, FACEBOOK @GLENDALEFIREDEPARTMENT, TWITTER @LACOFDPIO, FACEBOOK @BURBANKFIRE

Incident Update:

The La Tuna incident is being managed under Unified Command, the agencies include, Los Angeles Fire Department, Glendale Fire Department, Burbank Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Los Angeles Police Department, with assistance from CAL OES, CALFIRE, and FEMA.

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