Tulare County Issues Evacuation Order for Windy Fire

The following is a press release from the Forest Service and County of Tulare on September 23rd, 2021.

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VISALIA, CA – An evacuation order has been issued for the area of McNally’s. This evacuation order is from Sherman Pass Rd to Corral Creek, for all structures, Forest Roads, dirt roads, access road, attached roads, and campgrounds.

An evacuation order means an immediate threat to life, safety, and property and all residents and visitors must leave now before the fire reaches the community.

If you need assistance with evacuation, please call 9-1-1.

 

If you are able, please evacuate your domestic animals with you. If you are unable to do so, and under an evacuation order,

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please call Tulare County Animal Shelter Manager Cassandra Heffington at (559) 679-6222.

A roadblock will be in effect at M99 and Gold Ledge Campground. The temporary evacuation point, where you may find information and assistance, is at Porterville College, 100 E. College Ave.

Individuals with RVs/Trailers may find information about where they can park at the College, or you may go to the International Agri-Center 4500 W. Laspina in Tulare, Gate D, where you may dry camp.

All prior evacuation orders and warnings remain in effect.
Please refer to https://tularecounty.ca.gov/emergencies/ for the Windy Fire Evacuation Warning Area Map. Call 2-1-1 for more information.
Log on to https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/7841/ for incident information.
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