Sheriff issues mandatory evacuation order from Beckwourth-Genesee Road to the Plumas County line

The Plumas County Sheriff’s Office has issued a mandatory evacuation order for Beckwourth Genesee Road east through Dixie Valley Road to the Plumas County line including Frenchman Lake. The evacuation order also extends north to the Plumas County line. Please leave the area immediately.

An evacuation center has been established at Holy Family Catholic Church at 108 Taylor St. in Portola.

If you need assistance with animals contact Plumas County AnimalĀ Services at 283-3673. Large animals can also be accommodated.

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