Mono County’s Proclamation of Local Emergency issued Friday, September 18 in response to the Creek Fire

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2 years ago

I think what’s being missed here with Michele’s question is that she is trying to put her evacuation plan in place and figure out where to go ahead of time especially since she has animals to care for. Not everyone has a place, family or friends where they know they… Read more »

Michele Royalty
Michele Royalty
2 years ago

This doesn’t tell me where to go. What if the Web does out as it does several times a day?

Charles James
2 years ago

You likely have a radio in your car…or even a standalone radio in the home. A battery-operated radio (with extra batteries/don’t store the batteries in the radio) is something everyone should have in their emergency “go bag.” When cell service goes out, radio stations (provided you have access to radio… Read more »

Don Kirk
Don Kirk
2 years ago

Are we now at a point where we should be packing up and ready to go???
Is it true that the Fire now is only 5 or 6 miles away from Devils Post Pile???
Please advise????

Charles James
2 years ago
Reply to  Don Kirk

Don, this is the response we received from the Mono County EOC from another reader/listener: “Short answer, the Fire has not reached the Management Action Points (MAPS) or triggers that would initiate a potential evacuation warning. The fire is approx.. 7+miles from Devils Postpile and 14+ miles from Mammoth Lakes.… Read more »

Michele Wilson
Michele Wilson
2 years ago

Where should we plan to go if we have to evacuate? We have 2 dogs and 2 cats, have crates for cats. I assume we would have to go south. But we have not seen any recommendations even as the fire is 6 miles from Devils Postpile. It will be… Read more »

Charles James
2 years ago
Reply to  Michele Wilson

Hi Michele, we hope this finds you, the family and the dogs and cats well and safe. We sent your question to the Mono County Emergency Operation Center for their best advice. Typically, the county and the American Red Cross set up several evacuation centers outside the area. Probably wouldn’t… Read more »

Charles James
2 years ago
Reply to  Michele Wilson

Michele, this is the response we received from Mono County EOC: “Short answer, the Fire has not reached the Management Action Points (MAPS) or triggers that would initiate a potential evacuation warning. The fire is approx.. 7+miles from Devils Postpile and 14+ miles from Mammoth Lakes. I would recommend Michelle… Read more »