Skirball Fire Update & Emergency Preparedness
Please share this helpful information regarding the Skirball and other fires affecting the greater Los Angeles area.
- If you are in the evacuation zone, please leave as soon as possible!
- Use this Preparation Guide to plan your evacuation.
- If you are near an evacuation zone please stay vigilant and be ready to leave.
Mobile Phone Updates
To receive text updates regarding the Skirball Fire on your mobile phone, text “NotifyLA” to 888-777.
LAUSD School Closures
Helpful Twitter Handles
The following Twitter handles will provide up-to-date information regarding evacuations, road and school closures:
- LAPD - @LAPD
- LAFD - @LAFD
- LAUSD - @LASchools
- CAL FIRE - @CAL-FIRE
- Cal Trans District 7 - @CalTransDist7
- Balboa Recreation Center (17015 Burbank Blvd, Encino)
- Cheviot Hills Recreation Center (2551 Motor Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90064)
- Delano Recreation Center (15100 Erwin St, Van Nuys)
- Westwood Recreation Center (1350 S Sepulveda Bl)
- Van Nuys Recreation Center (14301 Vanowen St)
Emergency Animal Shelters
- Antelope Valley Fairgrounds (2551 W Ave L, Lancaster)
- Fairplex (1101 W McKinley Ave, Pomona)
SMALL animals: Any City of Los Angeles animal shelter will hold your pet during the evacuation period.