Caldor Fire Prompts New Evacuation Orders For El Dorado and Alpine Counties


New evacuation orders are effective immediately for El Dorado and Alpine Counties. For an online evacuation, map click HERE.

Cal Fire posted current information below:

Road Closures:

• The Highway 50 closure has been extended East to Meyers (Highway 50 and Highway 89 junction).

Evacuation Routes:

• Residents evacuating the area should use Highway 50 East.

Evacuation Order: El Dorado County

• From Twin Bridges east to Echo Summit

• From Highway 50 South to Amador/Alpine County line

• From Highway 50 North to Flag Pole Peak.

Evacuation Warnings: El Dorado County

• Christmas Valley from Highway 89 West to Echo Summit

• Highway 89 due West to Watershed Ridge and South to the Amador/El Dorado County line.

Alpine County

• Highway 89 South from Luther Pass Road to the Pickets Junction (Highway 88).

• West on Highway 88 to Kirkwood.

Evacuation Shelter:

Nevada

• A Red Cross Shelter is open for those evacuating from the area at the Douglas County Community Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville, NV.


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