Evacuation order issued for Topanga Canyon area due to high risk of mudflows

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

LOS ANGELES COUNTY (KABC) — Some residents living in the Topanga Canyon area received an evacuation order Saturday evening as Southern California prepares for a dangerous storm that’s expected to bring heavy rain to Los Angeles County.

An evacuation order was issued for areas along Santa Maria Road north of Topanga Canyon due to high risk of mud and debris flows. The order will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Those in the area are being asked to leave the area as soon as possible and monitor weather conditions.

Meanwhile, evacuation warnings have been issued for several unincorporated parts of L.A. County near the Agua Fire, Bobcat Fire (specifically the north end), Lake Fire and Owen Fire burn scars.

All evacuations warnings will be in effect starting 10 a.m. Sunday through 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Agua Fire evacuation warning areas

Area along Soledad Canyon Road east of Agua Dulce Canyon Road

Bobcat Fire evacuation warning areas

Juniper Hills and Valyermo areas

Lake Fire evacuation warning areas

Lake Hughes and King Canyon areas including those in the following:

  • 20000 block of Pine Canyon Road
  • 18000 block of Ellstree Drive
  • 46000 block of Kings Canyon Road
  • 18000 block of Newvale Drive
  • 43000 block of Lake Hughes Road

The City of Duarte has also used an evacuation warning for an area in the Fish Fire burn scar from 6 p.m. Sunday through 10 a.m. Tuesday.

Fish Fire evacuation warning areas

  • Mel Canyon Road between Fish Canyon Road and Brookridge Road
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About the Author
Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.