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Posted on: October 26, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Evacuations Remain in Place for the East Side of Brea

Updated Wednesday, October 28 at 1:30 PM

All of Brea’s current evacuations remain in place. Re-population is not yet occurring. Should fire and weather conditions hold steady, an update will be available later this afternoon. The threat of fire still exists due to heavy fuel and the unpredictable nature of the weather. There are no other evacuations at this time. Updated information will be sent out as conditions change.

Olinda Village


Brea Hills

Olinda Ranch 

Once residents evacuate the area, there is no longer access until the area is cleared by public safety personnel. As evacuating, gather your belongings and head to a family or friends home, or a hotel. The Brea Community Center, 695 Madison Way, is also available as an evacuation center. Please note, COVID precautions will be in place at the community center. If you have a mobility issue or need help evacuating, please call 714-671-3648.


Carbon Canyon Road is closed at Brea Hills to ease traffic. Please head west through Brea when evacuating the canyon.


Community Services has issued cancellations on October 27 and October 28 for outdoor fitness classes and childcare at the Brea Community Center.

View the Orange County Public Information Map of the evacuated areas.

Cal Fire is reporting the Blue Ridge Fire at 14,334 acres with 16% containment. There are no injuries to fire personnel and no injuries reported by community members. Real-time updates are also available on their website.

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