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Wildfire Evacuations Lifted in Irvine Cove and Emerald Bay

Fire Evacuations

Lifted at 3:00 PM

Laguna Beach, Calif.- The Laguna Beach Police Department has issued an IMMEDIATE EVACUATION ORDER for Irvine Cove and Emerald Bay (both North AND South Emerald Bay), and an EVACUATION WARNING has been issued for all of North Laguna (all residents North of Broadway) in Laguna Beach due to a nearby brush fire.

Homes are currently threatened with the possibility of more structures threatened if the fire spreads. Evacuees should go SOUTH on Coast Highway to evacuate the area.

Real Time Evacuation

Click https://bit.ly/3GFoFT0 for a Real Time Evacuation map from the City of Laguna Beach. 

Northbound Coast Highway is closed at Broadway.  Southbound is closed at El Morro Bay. 

All Laguna Beach School District schools are CLOSED today.

The care and reception center is open at the Laguna Beach Community and Susi Q Center and at the Los Olivos Community Center in Irvine, at 101 Alonso, Irvine, CA 92618.

Imminent Threat to Life or Property

An IMMEDIATE EVACUATION ORDER means there is an imminent threat to life or property.  People and their pets in the Immediate Evacuation Order area should evacuate NOW, without delay.

It is critical that people in Laguna Beach register to receive emergency alerts.  

Sign up at www.alertoc.com and to sign up for Nixle, text 92651 to 888-777. For ongoing updates, go to www.lagunabeachcity.net.

CAL FIRE Status Updates

Care and Reception Centers

Road Closures

  • R-1 (Coast Highway) is closed between Broadway in Laguna Beach and Newport Coast Drive in Newport Beach


Evacuation Orders & Warnings

Evacuation Orders:

  • Emerald Bay north of Pacific Coast Highway
  • Irvine Cove area of Laguna Beach
  • North Coast area of Laguna Beach

Evacuation Warnings:

  • Boat Canyon area of Laguna Beach

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