Evacuation Areas, Centers and Closures for the Colby Fire

The blaze has burned over 1,700 acres and continues to threaten Glendora and Azusa residents

By Steven Covelman
|  Friday, Jan 17, 2014  |  Updated 7:38 AM PDT
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Colby Fire Evacuation Information

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A wildfire burns in the hills just north of Glendora causing authorities to call for the evacuation of many homes.

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Firefighters are racing to battle a brush fire in the Angeles National Forest which has engulfed 1,700-acres and destroyed at least five homes.

Updated Article: Homes Threatened During Day 2

Refer to the list below for updated evacuation areas, centers and closures.

More: Crews Gain Upper Hand on Colby Fire | Photos of Firefight | 3 Arrested in Destructive Blaze

Mandatory evacuations had been ordered for Easley Canyon, San Gabriel Canyon Road, Mountain Cove Community, west of Glendora Boulevard, East of Azusa Avenue, and North of Sierra Madre Boulevard.

As of 7 p.m., all residents ordered out of Glendora were allowed to return to their homes. Highway 30 remained closed, according to the Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management.

Evacuation Centers:
American Legion Building
159. N Cullen Ave., Glendora, CA 91741 (map)

Glendora High School
1600 E. Foothill Blvd., Glendora, CA 91741 (map)

American Red Cross, Duarte Community Center (Will remain open overnight)
1600 Huntington Drive, Duarte, CA 91010 (map)

For Small Animals: Goddard Middle School
859 Sierra Madre Ave., Glendora, CA 91741
(626) 852-4500

Large Animals: Pomona Fairplex Gate 12
1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 623-3711

Animal Shelters:
Memorial Park (Closing at 9 p.m.)
320 N. Orange Ave., Azusa, CA 91702 (map)

Pasadena Humane Society ASPCA
361 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena, CA 91107 (map)

Inland Valley Humane Society
500 Humane Way, Pomona, CA 91766 (map)

All animals taken to the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control's evacuation trailers will be transported to the Baldwin Park Care Center located at 4275 N. Elton St. in Baldwin Park (map).

Thursday School Closures:
St. Lucy’s Priory High School
Citrus College
La Ferta Elementary School
Cullen Elementary School
Sellers Elementary School
Goddard Middle School
Sandburg Middle School
All Azusa Unified Schools are open

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