ENCINITAS FIRE UPDATE
As of 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007 the following information is current for the City of Encinitas:
* There are no fires burning within Encinitas city boundaries.
* A mandatory evacuation of Olivenhain, east of Rancho Santa Fe Road and north of El Camino Del Norte, is in effect. Residents of the impacted area should not return until directed to by Encinitas Fire Department.
* No further evacuations have been ordered at this time. The Encinitas Fire Department and San Diego County Sheriffs Department will notify residents of any changes in person or via Reverse 9-1-1.
* A shelter has been established at the Encinitas Senior and Community Center at 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive. The shelter offers basic care and shelter including food, drinks and restroom facilities and evacuees are encouraged to bring their own bedding materials if possible.
* Donations of cots, face masks, new pillows and new blankets are needed at the Encinitas Senior and Community Center shelter site and can be dropped off at the shelter. Please do not call the center directly.
* Residents are asked to avoid using phones to prevent saturation of communication systems. Everyone is encouraged to remain indoors to avoid the effects of smoke inhalation. This is especially important for people with cardiac or respiratory problems.