Time To Leave
Pine Mountain Lake, CA -- The Sheriff's Office is telling all of Pine Mountain Lake, as well as North Boitano Road and North Ferretti to Elderberry Road, that it is time to go.
Spokesperson Scott Johnson urges, "There will be deputies in the area asking residents to leave. We strongly suggest residents heed our advice. It is time to evacuate."
Previously, just Unit 12 which included Hillcroft Drive, Yorkshire Road, Lake Spur, Clements Road, Cliffton Way, Neil Court, Hemlock Street, Woodside Way, Owl Court, Iris Court, Jimmersail Lane and Beaver Court were told to leave immediately.
Evacuees are being urged to go to the Mother Lode Fairgrounds in Sonora which is the only shelter open at this time.
Click here for a map of the evacuation area.
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Written by Tracey Petersen