Press Release
Trabing Fire #2

Date: June 20, 2008
Time: 6:10 PM
Release: Immediately
Contact: Enrique Sahagun
Public Information Officer

The Trabing Fire in Santa Cruz County continues to burn along Highway 1 in the Larkin Valley area of Santa Cruz County. As of 6:00 PM, the fire covered an area of 1000 acres. 9 structures have burned; possibly more.

2,000 residents from the Larkin Valley and Buena Vista areas have been given mandatory evacuation orders.

The Red Cross has set up an evacuation center at the Aptos High School gym located at 100 Mariner Way.

Horses are being housed at the County Fair Grounds. Animal Services is providing assistance to residents who have received mandatory orders to evacuate their homes and need assistance removing pets. Call 454-7303 and select prompt 2.

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