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Large Sections of Malibu Repopulated after Woolsey Fire Says LASD

Mulholland Highway opened from Mulholland Highway at Calamigos to Mulholland Highway at Encinal Canyon Road "Split."

 

November 25, 2018

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced the repopulation of additional areas impacted by the #WoolseyFire – effective Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.

On Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. the following approximate boundaries along Mulholland Highway will be repopulated. This will include the following areas along Mulholland Highway: Mulholland Highway opened from Mulholland Highway at Calamigos to Mulholland Highway at Encinal Canyon Road "Split."

EXCEPTIONS and ROAD CLOSURES: The road closure that has been at Mulholland Highway and Calamigos has been moved to allow for increased access to residents in the impacted area. There will be a new road closure on Mulholland Highway at the Encinal Canyon Road "split".

A temporary street closure will be in place today, 11/24/18 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Mulholland Highway between Cornell Road and Las Virgenes Road for utility restoration.

Be mindful of people working in the area as essential services are restored. Stay vigilant as you drive into areas that have been impacted by the fire as road crews, firefighters, and other personnel are focused on completing their assignments. As traffic flow is introduced into these areas, people may be more focused on the damage and not aware of their immediate surroundings. Stay alert and pay attention.

As natural gas service is restored to areas that have been deemed safe, assessments and necessary repairs are underway. For safety reasons, customers should never attempt to restore natural gas service themselves. If you have questions about the service restoration process or about your natural gas service, contact SoCalGas at 1-877-238-0092 or online at https://www.socalgas.com/newsroom/fires

As the area is repopulated, be aware that there may be intermittent power outages and associated street closures as power is restored throughout the impacted areas. For more information about current power outages, check online at https://www.sce.com/outage-center

The link below can be used to assist the public in determining if their property is in an area that has been repopulated: https://goo.gl/sUCR5v

Simply visit the link and enter an address for the #WoolseyFire area in the search field and press enter. You can then scroll out on the map to determine if the indicated area has a red or green background. Red indicates the area is still closed and unsafe to return. Green indicates the area is open for repopulation. In addition to the map, the below written descriptions of the areas to be opened has been provided.

The Woolsey Fire Unified Command continues to monitor the burn areas, as well as those areas remaining closed due to critical infrastructure concerns or safety hazards. Any future information pertaining to safety conditions and repopulation will be updated at the following link: http://www.LACounty.gov/WoolseyFire/

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department have a strong presence in the repopulated and evacuated areas for the next several days to ensure the protection of our residents and their property. All other road closures and evacuated areas for the #WoolseyFire remain in effect.

Individuals wanting to receive updates regarding the Woolsey Fire and repopulation efforts are encouraged to sign up at http://www.tinyurl.com/2018woolsey

 

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