Press Release
Trabing Fire #1

Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 4:40 PM
Release: Immediately
Contact: Enrique Sahagun
Public Information Officer

Santa Cruz County has issued a Proclamation of Existence of a Local Emergency due to the Trabing Fire.

Small fires have broken out along Highway 1 in the Larkin Valley area of Santa Cruz County. As of 4:00 PM, the fire covered an area of 500 acres, structures are threatened.

2,000 residents from the Larkin Valley area have been evacuated.

The Red Cross is setting up an evacuation center at the Aptos High School gym located at 100 Marine Way.

Road Closures:

Highway 1 South Bound is now open, while Highway 1 North remains closed.
Highway 1 @ Buena Vista
Highway 1 @ Mar Monte
Highway 1 @ San Andreas