All roads that had been closed due to the Sand Fire are now open. All evacuation orders have been lifted
Monthly Archives: July 2014
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
El Dorado County Sheriff
Department of Agriculture
Crop Damage Assessment
Office of the Recorder/Clerk
Community Development Agency
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