Burbank Issues Mandatory and Voluntary Evacuations for Storms

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The City of Burbank has issued the following release:

Los Angeles County Public Works has upgraded today’s storm to a Phase 1 Alert. A Mandatory Evacuation will be in place for Country Club Drive above Via Montana beginning at noon today until further notice.

A Voluntary Evacuation Warning is being issued beginning at noon until further notice for the following areas:

>> All of Hamline Place

>> 925-1030 Groton Drive

>> 830-849 Stephen Road

>> 907-936 Irving Drive

>> 2906 & 2934 Olney Place

>> 2934 Remy Place

>> 2949 Mystic View Place

>> 3430-3436 Brace Canyon Road

>> 3301-3310 Brookshire Court

>> 3318, 3321, 3322, 3422 Wedgewood Lane

>> 3514-3519 Folkstone Court

>> 3529-3530 Castleman Lane

The designated evacuation site is McCambridge Recreation Center (1515 N Glenoaks Blvd).

There is the potential for mud & debris flows in these areas. Residents are advised that if they do not evacuate, Public Safety Services may not be able to reach them in an emergency due to impassable roads. If you see significant mud, debris, or fast flowing water, do not try to cross it or drive a vehicle through it. Shelter in place or avoid for your safety.

In addition to the mandatory and voluntary evacuation warnings, the Stough Nature Center and Wildwood Canyon hiking and recreation areas are closed until further notice. These areas are prone to debris and mud flow and pose a significant safety risk, especially during periods of heavy rainfall. Please adhere to all hillside closures.

For more information, please follow: Facebook: @BurbankCA, Twitter: @BurbankCA, Website: www.burbankca.gov

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