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Red Cross Shelter Transition Effective Saturday (12/9/17) at 2:00 p.m.

Update: There is not a Red Cross meeting tomorrow (Saturday, December 8, 2017), but instead a Community Meeting will be held at Nordhoff High School cafeteria, 1401 Maricopa Highway at 7:30 p.m. Please see following post for more information. The shelter is scheduled to close and transition to other shelters no later than 2 p.m. tomorrow. Original post below:

The American Red Cross has scheduled a shelter transition effective by Saturday, December 9,

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Reminder: Water Boil Advisory

Keep checking readyventuracounty.org for information. Reminder re: water boil advisory: Casitas Municipal Water District has issued a boil water order for the Upper Ojai Valley, Casitas Springs Foster Park and parts of the City of Ventura due to loss of pressure and water supply from the fire related power outages. All tap water used for drinking and cooking should be boiled to a rolling boil for approximately 1 minute. This is the preferred method to ensure water is safe to drink.

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Southern California Edison Thomas Fire Status Page Available Now

Southern California Edison has update an outage map showing current status of Thomas Fire service outages and restoration. Visit SCE.com for information.

Information includes: Thomas fire restoration effort

Damage assessment teams have been granted access to some of the fire-damaged areas of the Thomas fire. When they gain access, progress of their work will be determined by weather conditions, terrain and the movement of the fires.
We anticipate the magnitude of the damage to be extensive.

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Updated List of Mandatory Evacuations in Ojai Valley

Updated list of Mandatory Evacuations in Ojai Valley –

 

Oak View – Boundary of Hwy 33, Creek Road and Hermosa Road

 

Entire Community of Casitas Springs – Evacuate to Ventura County Fairgrounds – 10 West Harbor Blvd., Ventura

 

East Ojai Valley – Carne Road east to McAndrew Road, Reeves Road north to Thacher Road

 

Ojai – North of Grand Ave east of Mercer Avenue west of Carne Road and South of the Gridley Trail

 

Upper Ojai Valley –

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Additional Mandatory Evacuations Expected for Parts of Northeast Ojai

Additional Mandatory Evacuations Expected for parts of Northeast Ojai as Thomas Fire reaches Foothill – Closures east of Signal, some mandatory evacuations expected.

Strong winds overnight are creating extreme fire danger. Stay alert and use caution. Listen to authorities.

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