Posts in Category: City of Escondido

Update on Evac/Pets, Large and Small at Escondido HS

For Immediate Release

4:52pm
Contact: Joyce Masterson, 760-839-5025

The Evacuation Center at Escondido High School is accepting large animals such as llamas, horses, goats, etc. as well as chickens, dogs, cats and other small animals.  If possible, please bring your own leashes, cages, and food bowls to help your animal feel more comfortable in an unfamiliar environment.

Escondido High School
1535 N Broadway

Road Closure updates: 78 EB and Del Dios Hwy

For Immediate Release
May 15, 2014
Contact: Joyce Masterson, 760-839-5025

CHP and Caltrans have closed EB 78 to San Marcos Blvd., Twin Oaks Valley Rd., Barham and Nordahl.

CHP and Caltrans are advising that they are closing Del Dios Hwy. from Via Rancho Parkway to Rancho Dr. just west of Escondido so that nearby evacuees can escape.

No Arrest Made in Connection with Fire

For Immediate Release

May 15, 2014

Contact: Joyce Masterson (760) 839-5025

 

 

There have been reports that the Escondido Police Department arrested  a suspect in connection with the fires.  This report is incorrect.  A suspect was detained but it was determined there was no connection between him and the fire.

Evacuation / Fire Map

For Immediate Release

Contact: Joyce Masterson, 760-839-5025

Source: NBC 7 San Diego

NEW WEST ESCONDIDO EVACUATION MAP: Blue area has been ordered to evacuate. Red area is active San Marcos fire moving east.
#NBC7 is live-streaming #SDFire coverage here >>> http://on.nbc7.com/G9CiQrO

 

 

 

 

Pets - Evacuation location

For Immediate Release

Contact: Joyce Masterson, 760-839-5025

Update regarding pets:

Evacuation location - Escondido High School, 1535 N. Broadway in Escondido - is pet friendly. You can take your pets there with you.

*Mandatory Evacuations*

For Immediate Release

May 15, 2014

Joyce Masterson (760) 715-8407

 

 

Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for Escondido residents living west of West Valley Parkway between Via Rancho Parkway and Highway 78.  Residents are directed to evacuation centers at either Escondido High School, 1535 N. Broadway in Escondido or Mission Hills High School, at 1 Mission Hills Court in San Marcos.   Residents are being notified by Reverse 9-1-1 calls.

 

Palomar Medical Center West will shelter in place.

 

For updates please visit the City of Escondido’s website (www.escondido.org) or Facebook.

Weather related power outage in Escondido

San Diego Gas and Electric reports a power outage in the following area due to the weather not fire.

Portions of Communities Affected: NW Escondido/ NE Escondido/ Dixon Lake/ Daley Ranch/ Escondido/ Jesmond Dene

Start Time: May 15 12:39 PM

Estimated Restoration: *

Circuit: 0454

Customers Out: 1517

Cause: The weather has caused a problem in the electric system.

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Daley Ranch Closure

For Immediate Release

May 15, 2014

Contact: Joyce Masterson (760) 715-8407

 

As a precautionary measure, the City of Escondido has closed Daley Ranch to the public until further notice.  Daley Ranch is located at 3024 La Honda Drive.

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Kit Carson Park to Serve as Cal Fire Base Camp

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Joyce Masterson, 760-715-8407

The City of Escondido has authorized Cal Fire to use the southern portion of Kit Carson Park as a base camp.  They will be moving in equipment and resources later this evening.

Kit Carson Park was used as an incident base camp for the fires in 2007.

 

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