Evacuation orders reduced to warnings; Mt. Hough warning lifted

The following areas are being changed from a Mandatory Evacuation Order to an Evacuation Warning:

  • Grizzly/Tower: Beckwourth Genesee Rd south of Antelope Lake Rd to Grizzly Ridge and North of Argentine Lookout [Plu Zone 21]
  • Antelope, includes the area surrounding Antelope Lake, North to the Plumas/Lassen Line, East to the Plumas Lassen Line, including Fruit Growers Blvd USFS Road 28N32, Indian Creek Road, Diamond Mountain Way, and the area of Thompson Creek & Boulder Creek. [PLU Zone 30]
  • The unpopulated area of Babcock Crossing, Elephants Playground [PLU Zone 31]
  • Ingalis: South of Beckwourth Genesee Road to the NW side of Lake Davis along Grizzly Ridge to the west and including the Walker Mine [PLU Zone 33]
  • Beckwourth Genesee Road north of Dixie Valley Road, north to the Plumas Lassen County Line, to include, Jordan Flats, Ferris Flat, Fitch Canyon and Cottonwood Mountain [PLU Zone 34]
  • North of Lake Davis from the intersection of Beckwourth-Taylorsville Road and the Bagley pass Road, north to Zone 31 [PLU 35-A]
  • Lake Davis, north of Lake Davis Road to Gate Place, includes all sides of Lake Davis [PLU 35-B]
  • East of Crocker Mountain toward Reconnaissance Peak and Dixie Mountain and from the Beckwourth Genesee Road at 23N53 north to 28N01 [PLU 37]
  • Sugar Loaf: Frenchman Road near Bloomer Lake Road, north to the county line, and the Plumas side of Doyle Grade [PLU Zone 43-A]
  • Frenchman lake and all areas adjacent, including Frenchman Cove, Frenchman Village and Dooley [PLU 43-B]

Updated Evacuation Zone MAP: community.zonehaven.com

Roadway Conditions: Caltrans District 2 would like to remind residents returning to their properties that emergency work is underway in several areas on State Route 89 and State Route 70 due to damage from the Dixie Fire. Delays range from 1 to 2 hours depending on the location. To get the most up-to-date information on closures and delays, please visit QuickMap.dot.ca.gov

Water: Please consult your water district authority for information on drinking water quality. Essential services: Will likely be delayed in starting back up again. There remains potential risk of intermittent power outages for the remainder of this fire.

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When residents do return to burned areas, it is important to follow protocols for re-entry provided by Plumas County Environmental Health. Only those with residence in the area should enter at this time. For more information visit plumascounty.us/2868/Dixie-Fire-Information

In the burn area, you will encounter dangerous conditions and will be exposed to toxic materials that may include but are not limited to: Embers /hot ash, Hazardous materials, including: ash, asbestos, heavy metals, oils, fire retardants, pesticides and other hazardous materials, Puncture hazards, including: broken pipes, exposed nails, broken glass, damaged structural elements, Potential explosive hazards including: propane tanks, ammunition, and solvents, Slippery surfaces, Toxic airborne particles, Uneven ground and Unstable structures. We strongly suggest no habitation of destroyed property until property is declared clear of hazardous waste and structural ash and debris by Plumas County Environmental Health.

Please note area National Forest closures remain in effect.

The evacuation warning for the following areas has been lifted:

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● East side of Mt. Hough, east to Tower Rock and the south edge of Genesee. Includes Emigrant Rd. Zone [PLU Zone 16A]