Fire Update and Community Meeting Scheduled

Lake County CA Sheriff’s Department:

There is a community meeting scheduled for 6pm tonight October 12th, 2017 at Clearlake City Hall located at 14050 Olympic Drive in Clearlake to provide updated information regarding the Sulphur Fire. Damage assessment as well as plans for repopulation and recovery will also be discussed.

The Sulphur Fire is holding at 2,500 acres with 45% containment. The Sheriff’s Office is continuing to monitor the fire activity related to the Tubbs, Pocket, and Redwood/Potter Fires. If the situation worsens the Sheriff’s Office will issue mandatory evacuation notices.

There are still two evacuation shelters open. The shelters are located at Twin Pine Casino in Middletown and the Seventh Day Adventist Church located at 1111 Park Way in Lakeport. Anyone in need of shelter as a result of the recent fires is in encouraged to go to one of the shelters.

The Konocti and Middletown Unified School Districts have cancelled school for Friday October 13th. The Kelseyville Unified School District will be making a decision later today. The Lakeport, Upper Lake, and Lucerne School Districts will have normal class schedules for October 13th.

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