The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office and California Highway Patrol are removing a road closure. Highway 12 is now open between Dunbar Road and Madrone Road, which means all of Highway 12 is open. No evacuation orders have been lifted. Glen Ellen is still closed and under mandatory evacuation. The north and south side of Highway 12 (commonly called the east and west sides by locals) are still closed and under mandatory evacuation.
Advisory: City Prepares Residents for Return to Neighborhoods; Coffey Park & Fountaingrove
The City of Santa Rosa begins controlled re-entry for Fountaingrove residents to return and visit their property on Saturday, October 21 at 10am. Controlled re-entry into the Coffey Park neighborhood resumes on October 21.
Based on public feedback, the controlled access re-entry period for both areas is extended at least through Sunday, October 29, 2017. More details will be provided in the coming days.
Sonoma County Animal Services (SCAS) has been working around the clock since early Monday, October 9th, to rescue and shelter animals affected by the fires. Sonoma County Animal Services is a program of the Department of Health Services.
SCAS will host a pet supply fair this Saturday, October 21st, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at our warehouse at 133 Aviation Blvd. in Santa Rosa to provide free animal care supplies to our community.
The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa have opened a Local Assistance Center (LAC) in partnership with FEMA and the California Office of Emergency Services (CalEOS). The LAC is a one-stop shop where residents who have been affected by the fires can find about critical services to help you recover from the fire disaster.
What: Local Assistance Center (LAC)
When: 9:00 AM-7:00 daily, last entry by 6:00 PM Open daily from October 14-October 22 Please note: hours and days of operation may change based upon need for services
FROM SANTA ROSA POLICE DEPARTMENT - EVACUATION ORDERS LIFTED
As of 3:00p.m., the following mandatory evacuations have been lifted:
The Rincon Valley, Sky Hawk and Los Alamos areas of Santa Rosa. This includes all evacuated areas north of Highway 12, east of Calistoga Road to Melita Road outside the fire perimeter. Calistoga Road at Harville Road remains closed.
The County of Sonoma and City of Santa Rosa have opened a Local Assistance Center as a one-stop resource for residents who have been impacted by the fires. Services include FEMA, DMV, Red Cross, child care, housing assistance, and others.
Summary of October 17, 2017, 1 PM Press Conference
This afternoon, CAL FIRE, the Santa Rosa Police Department, the Santa Rosa Fire Department, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office and the California Highway Patrol provided updates related to the fires in Sonoma County.
● Confidence is increasing daily in the progress being made on fighting all the fires.
The County of Sonoma and the City of Santa Rosa have opened a Local Assistance Center (LAC) in partnership with FEMA and the California Office of Emergency Services (CalEOS) starting Saturday, October 14th and open daily for at least 2 weeks.
Evacuation lifted in Oakmont and Mendocino Ave. Medical Complex.
As of 1:00 p.m. today, the evacuation has been lifted for: the Oakmont neighborhood to include all streets south of Highway 12, east of Calistoga Road to Pythian Road. All northbound roads off Highway 12, including Highway 12 eastbound at Pythian Road, will still be closed under mandatory evacuations orders.
In the past week, over 245,000 acres have burned across California. More than 11,000 firefighters continue making progress on 12 large wildfires burning in the State. The death toll remains at 41, and more than 5,700 structures destroyed.