Mandatory evacuations in effect for Canyon Dam and West Shore of Lake Almanor

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office sent out an emergency alert ordering the mandatory evacuation of the entire West Shore of Lake Almanor including Canyon Dam due to the Dixie Fire. An evacuation center has been established at the Chester Memorial Hall.

Additionally, an evacuation warning is in effect for Chester and the Lake Almanor Peninsula including Hamilton Branch and the East Shore.

Additionally, the CHP announced that Highway 89 along the West Shore of Lake Almanor from Highway 147 to Highway 36  is closed.

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