Sand Fire Evacuation Status update

​From Cal Fire:​

As of 9:00 a.m. today, the Evacuation Orders for Freshwater Rd., Lone Barn Rd., including
Moco Canyon Rd., Bell Ranch Rd. and Twin Rivers Rd. have been lifted.
Painted Pony and Dwyer Rd., still remain under the current Evacuation Order.
Residents returning to the area may be required to show identification and proof of residency.
CAL FIRE encourages residents returning to the area to drive safely and watch for fire
equipment and firefighter activity within those affected areas.

El Dorado County Services Available for Sand Fire

The El Dorado County Cheif Administrative Officer, Terri Daly has released the following information regarding assistance for Sand Fire victims:

July 28, 2014

(Placerville, CA) – In response to the Sand Fire, the County of El Dorado has set up a hotline and webpage for information regarding County services available to those affected by the natural disaster.

· The phone number is (530) 642-7263 (SAND). The hotline will be available from 7am – 7pm, Monday – Friday

· E-mail messages may be sent to sandfire.edcservices

· The County also has a “Sand Fire” icon displayed on its homepage where relevant information will be updated.

· Information will also be updated via the County’s Twitter page: @CountyElDorado

Services provided include, but are not limited to, the following examples:

Health and Human Services

Adult Protective Services

Animal Services/Shelter

Public Health

Mental Health

Emergency Preparedness

El Dorado County Sheriff


Road Closures

Law Enforcement

Department of Agriculture

Crop Damage Assessment

Office of the Recorder/Clerk

Document Recovery

Community Development Agency

Environmental Management

Building Services

Planning Services

The El Dorado County Office of Emergency Services is working closely with state fire officials to monitor the progress of firefighting efforts. Information specific to the fire itself should be directed to CalFire.

​Release by: Ross Branch ​
(530) 621-5106