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Update Brush Fire 11:00 AM #PalisadesFire 10/22/2019 INC#0580

Update 11:00 AM #PalisadesFire Brush Fire; INC#0580; 11:00AM; 500 N Palisades Dr; https://www.lafd.org/news/pacific-palisades-brush-fire; Pacific Palisades; The fire's size was confirmed this morning as 40 acres, with 10% containment. Total personnel assigned is approximately 320 (including all agencies), and only civilian injury and one first responder injury have been reported from this incident. The total number of structures previously threatened and evacuated has been ubdated to 628, with none seriously damaged or destroyed. We are pleased to note that first responders worked tirelessly to get evacuated residents promptly back into their homes *within the same day*. Structures Destroyed: 0With intermittent wind gusts and very low humidity, firefighters will continue working through the day in very steep, cliff-like terrain to ensure flames do not move past control lines. Tactical patrols will be on the lookout for smoldering hot spots, so as to respond to any increase in fire activity. We are working vigorously ahead of an anticipated Santa Ana wind event that is expected to begin Wednesday night through Friday. The incident command post and media staging are located at Will Rogers State Beach just south of the main guard shack. The grant funded Fire Integrated Real-time Intelligence System (FIRIS) was tasked by the Incident Commander to provide perimeter mapping and heat source detection throughout the night using fixed-wing aircraft, and super computer-based fire prediction modeling. All evacuation orders were lifted at 8:00 pm on 10/21/19. We appreciate the community’s cooperation following direction from public safety personnel. We respectfully request residents drive cautiously, as emergency workers and large fire equipment moves through our communities over the next few days. Please be aware of falling debris and rolling rocks from nearby hillsides.; FS 23; Batt 9; West Bureau; Council District 11; Dispatched LAFD Units: AR10 AR2 AR33 BC1 BC10 BC14 BC18 BC1B BC4 BC5 BC701 BC717 BC9 CE59 CE83 CM42 CM51 CM52 CS215 CS216 CS217 CS235 CS236 CW3A DT1 DZ12 DZ2 E100 E108 E109 E12 E13 E14 E15 E16 E17 E19 E1B E21 E23 E237 E239 E26 E263 E269 E29 E290 E292 E295 E2C E33 E34 E35 E37 E38 E39 E3B E3S E41 E43 E5 E51 E52 E58 E59 E61 E62 E63 E68 E69 E6S E71 E81 E8136 E8137 E8138 E8139 E8140 E82 E82C E83 E84 E85 E87 E88 E89 E9 E90 E94 E95 EA1 EM17 EM55 EM9 H1 H2 H4 H5 H735 HA1 HA2 HA4 HA5 HE1 HL7 HL9 JT4 PB1880 PH1 PI3 PI4 RA14 RA19 RA23 RA246 RA37 RA43 RA62 RA63 RA69 RA76 RA848 RA872 RA90 SU1 T37 T63 T69 T90 T92 T95 TP2 WT77 WT88 and allied agencies.; Radio Channels: 7; 13, 16; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #PalisadesFire - Evening Update 10/21/2019 INC#0580

Update #PalisadesFire - Evening Update Brush Fire; INC#0580; 9:00PM; 500 N Palisades Dr; https://www.lafd.org/news/pacific-palisades-brush-fire; Pacific Palisades; Approximately 40 acres; 10% contained. Firefighters will work through the night in very steep, cliff-like terrain to ensure flames do not move past control lines. Tactical patrols will be on the lookout for smoldering hot spots, so as to limit any increase in fire activity. Crews will take advantage of the cooperating winds to make progress in containment lines.The incident command post and media staging for this incident are now located at Will Rogers State Beach just south of the main guard shack ; FS 23; Batt 9; West Bureau; Council District 11; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #PalisadesFire - ALL EVACUATION ORDERS LIFTED 10/21/2019 INC#0580

Update #PalisadesFire - ALL EVACUATION ORDERS LIFTED Brush Fire; INC#0580; 8:00PM; Pacific Palisades; All evacuation orders have been lifted from the Palisades Fire. Residents in the impacted area can return home. Everyone in high fire danger areas should be cautious and ready to quickly evacuate, since fire danger weather conditions will continue to be dangerously dry and windy over the next several days. For more information on preparing to evacuate, visit this website: https://www.lafd.org/ready-set-go. For incident updates visit www.lafd.org/alerts ; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #SaddleRidgeFire - FINAL UPDATE 10/21/2019 INC#1582

Update #SaddleRidgeFire - FINAL UPDATE Brush Fire; INC#1582; 8:30PM; https://www.lafd.org/news/saddle-ridge-brush-fire; #Sylmar #GranadaHills #PorterRanch #Chatsworth; Holding at 8,799 acres; 92% contained. This will be the final joint agency update on this incident. See details at link above; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #PalisadesFire - ADVISORY - Resident Access 10/21/2019 INC#0580

Update #PalisadesFire - ADVISORY - Resident Access Brush Fire; INC#0580; 5:30PM; 800 N Palisades Dr; http://bit.ly/2VZtUqV; Pacific Palisades; Residents with identification, living off Palisades Drive in Palisades Highlands are being allowed back into their homes with a police escort. Please note that *only one lane* of Palisades Drive will be open. The previously mentioned Mandatory Evacuation Area will remain in effect until further notice. The incident command post and media staging have been moved to the parking lot at Will Rogers State Beach just south of the main guard shack.; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #PalisadesFire - LIVE VIDEO UPDATE 10/21/2019 INC#0580

Update #PalisadesFire - LIVE VIDEO UPDATE Brush Fire; INC#0580; 3:30PM; Now Streaming at:; https://www.lafd.org/news/pacific-palisades-brush-fire; Pacific Palisades; The LAFD Incident Commander, allied agencies and local City Councilmember are in a media briefing streaming live now; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #PalisadesFire #MediaAdvisory 10/21/2019 INC#0580

Update #PalisadesFire #MediaAdvisory Brush Fire; INC#0580; 3:20PM; LAFD Station 23; http://bit.ly/2JaaYQW; Pacific Palisades; Media is asked to assemble by 3:30 PM for a Press Briefing at the Incident Command Post: LAFD Station 23, 17281 Sunset Blvd , Pacific Palisades, 90272. Updated information will come from LAFD Assistant Chief Patrick Butler and L.A. City Councilmember Mike Bonin; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #PalisadesFire #EvacuationCenter 10/21/2019 INC#0580

Update #PalisadesFire #EvacuationCenter Brush Fire; INC#0580; 1:00PM; http://bit.ly/2W2vvMk; Pacific Palisades; An evacuation center is now open at the Pacific Palisades Recreation Center at 851 Alma Real Drive, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #PalisadesFire - LIVE VIDEO UPDATE 10/21/2019 INC#0580

Update #PalisadesFire - LIVE VIDEO UPDATE Brush Fire; INC#0580; 12:50PM; 800 N Palisades Dr; http://bit.ly/2VZtUqV; Pacific Palisades; The LAFD and allied agency Incident Command will be broadcasting an update live on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesFireDepartment; FS 23; Batt 9; West Bureau; Council District 11; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #PalisadesFire - EVACUATION ORDER 10/21/2019 INC#0580

Update #PalisadesFire - EVACUATION ORDER Brush Fire; INC#0580; 12:30PM; 500 N Palisades Dr; http://bit.ly/2VZtUqV; #PacificPalisades; There is a Mandatory Evacuation Order for all residents within the area bordered by Charmel Lane on the West, Bienveneda Avenue on the East, the end of Lachman Lane on the North, and Merivale Lane on the South. All persons in this area are directed to leave NOW in a calm and orderly manner. This is due to both potential fire and smoke behavior as well as the pending arrival of large fixed-wind retardant dropping aircraft. Evacuating residents are asked to notify their neighbors of this Mandatory Evacuation Order, and to offer what evacuation assistance they can to neighbors who have mobility or functional needs.; FS 23; Batt 9; West Bureau; Council District 11; CH5; 13 16; Brian Humphrey
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