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Evacuation warning for canyons in Bond Fire burn area

Effective Monday, March 28, at 4 p.m., the Evacuation Order will be downgraded to an Evacuation Warning for Silverado Canyon, Williams Canyon and Modjeska Canyon in the Bond Fire burn area. The Evacuation Warning will expire at midnight.

To report storm-related issues with a County road or flood control channel, call the Orange County Public Works Storm Center 714-955-0200 during standard business hours and 714-955-0333 during flash flood events and emergencies when OC Public Works’ Department Operations Center is activated.

Any person with disabilities and those with access and/or functional needs requiring evacuation assistance should call Orange County Sheriff’s Department Dispatch at 714-647-7000.

Any persons with questions related to the Evacuation Order may contact the County of Orange Emergency Hotline at 714-628-7085.
The Library of the Canyons will remain closed.

A map with detailed depictions of the areas under voluntary evacuation warning can be found at www.ocsheriff.gov/bondfire.

Evacuation Areas

  • Silverado Canyon – (Evacuation Warning – as of March 28, 2022 at 4 p.m.)
  • Williams Canyon – (Evacuation Warning – as of March 28, 2022 at 4 p.m.)
  • Modjeska Canyon (Evacuation Warning – as of March 28, 2022 at 4 p.m.)

Road Closures

  • Soft road closures will be in place at canyon entrances beginning on March 28, 2022 at 4 p.m.

Sheltering
Residents are encouraged to leave early and plan for alternate shelter with friends, family or at a local hotel outside of the mandatory evacuation area.

The County of Orange Social Services Agency (SSA) has opened a Care and Reception Center on March 28, 2022 at the Lake Forest Sports Park – 28000 Rancho Parkway, Lake Forest, CA 92630. Directions may be found here: https://www.lakeforestca.gov/722/Address-Directions.

Staff are onsite and will be available until midnight to offer evacuated residents a warm, dry place to wait out the storm. Red Cross is on standby to support SSA in offering congregate, dormitory overnight shelter at the Sports Park as needed. Residents may also contact our hotline at 714-628-7085 to request assistance.

Household pets will not be accepted by the shelter, but OC Animal Care is open to house dogs, cats and small pets. For information please call OC Animal Care at714-935-6848 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 714-259-1122 during after-hours from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m.

The County of Orange has activated and staffed the Emergency Operations Centers as of 11 a.m., March 28.

Orange County Public Works, Orange County Animal Care, the Orange County Fire Authority and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department are working in Unified Command.

Residents are encouraged to check regularly for updates through local media and on Facebook and Twitter following #OCCanyonFlood at:

Twitter: @OCGovCA                 Facebook:@OCGov                 Instagram: @OCGov

Twitter: @OCSheriff                 Facebook: @OCSheriff           Instagram: @OCSheriff

Twitter: @OCPublicWorks      Facebook: @OCPublicWorks  Instagram: @OCPublicWorks

Twitter: @OCAnimalCare        Facebook: @OCAnimalCare   Instagram: @OCAnimalCare

Twitter: @OCFireAuthority     Facebook: @OCFireAuthority Instagram: @OCFireAuthority

This article was released by the County of Orange.