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New areas open: Glen Ellen Community

Posted on October 21, 2017

October 21, 2017: 10:55 AM

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The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office is lifting evacuation orders in the following areas.  If you live in these areas, you can return home now.  There will be more law enforcement personnel in your neighborhood to keep you safe.  You do not need to check in with anyone and you do not need a law enforcement escort.  Except for Jack London Estates, you can access your property as you normally would.  See directions to Jack London Estates below.

Glen Ellen Community:  Arnold Drive is now open to through traffic.  Portions of the Glen Ellen Community are now open subject to the following road closures, which are in place to protect the burn areas:

  • Dunbar Road at Hwy. 12 (no access to Henno Road)
  • Sylvia Road between Hwy. 12 and Dunbar Road (and associated cross streets)
  • Trinity Road both north and south of Hwy. 12 (Hwy. 12 remains open to through traffic)
  • Warm Springs Road at Henno Road (no access to Henno Road)
  • O’Donnell Lane at Arnold Drive
  • London Ranch Road at Arnold Drive
  • Chauvet Road at Arnold Drive
  • Hill Road at Arnold Drive
  • Warm Springs Road from Sonoma Mountain Road to Lakeside/Wake Robin Road, allowing access to Jack London Estates.  This area cannot be accessed from Glen Ellen, but can be accessed via Sonoma Mountain Road or Warm Springs Road from Kenwood.
  • Sonoma Developmental Center remains closed subject to their reopening process.  Arnold Drive is open to through traffic.

To see if your address is evacuated, use the online, up-to-date evacuation map for Sonoma County available at We are working diligently with our partners to open the burn areas as soon as possible. We appreciate the community’s continued patience.
For additional information, call the Sonoma County Emergency Operations Center at: (707) 565-3856.

Some areas are without power.  If your home does not have electricity, PG&E anticipates restoring service to essentially all electric customers by late Monday.  If your home does not have gas service, please visit and click on “wildfire response” for a gas relight schedule or call 1-800-743-5000.

Conditions are subject to change at a moment’s notice. Please continue to adhere to road closures and any evacuation warnings. If you see electrical wires on the ground, stay clear and contact PG&E immediately. Trees and poles with deep charring, particularly if still smoking, should be considered hazardous. Please drive slowly and yield to emergency personnel in the area. If at any time you feel unsafe, please call 911. There will still be smoke in the respective areas as firefighters continue firefighting operations. We encourage the public to remain prepared for wildfires by visiting

All other mandatory evacuation areas are still closed.  We will send an alert for each area as it re-opens.

M. Harris / B. Sackett

Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office
2796 Ventura Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-565-2650

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