All Americans Bail Bonds – Banner
SCV Senior Center – Touch A Truck 2015 – Banner
Simply Taylored – Banner
Patterson’s Collision Center – Banner
Disneyland – Diamond Celebration – Banner
San Diego Zoo – Generic – Banner
AV Party Rental – Banner
Galpin Motors – Banner
SCV Chinese School – Banner 3
Hugo Naturals – Banner
Action Family Counseling – Banner
Academy Swim Club – Banner
California High Speed Rail – Palmdale – Banner
Newhall Land – Banner
Newhall Land – 2015 – Banner
College Of The Canyons – Banner
Brent’s Carpet One – Banner
IHOP – Banner
Valencia Town Center – Farmer’s Market – Banner
Beyond Harmony – Banner
Santa Clarita Transit – Dump the Pump – Banner
Adage IT – Banner
Nothing Bundt Cakes – Banner
Facey – Banner
Green Convergence – Sun Power – Banner
PizzaRev – Banner
SCV Chinese School – Banner
Union Bank – Banner
Santa Clarita Autosound – Banner
SCV Chinese School – Banner 2
It is forecast to be Mostly Cloudy at 7:00 PM PDT on May 26, 2015
Mostly Cloudy
Home » Santa Clarita News » Deputies Handling Lots Of Wind Issues, Fire On High Alert
Deputies Handling Lots Of Wind Issues, Fire On High Alert

Deputies Handling Lots Of Wind Issues, Fire On High Alert

Wind-related incidents have kept Santa Clarita Valley officials busy Friday.

Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox.

“There have been more than 15 wind-related incidents since midnight,” said Deputy Josh Dubin of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

“If there’s down power lines, we ask that residents immediately call 911,” he added.

The incident reports included downed power lines, multiple trees blocking the roadway and even a shopping cart flying down Bouquet Canyon Road during morning rush hour traffic, Dubin said.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department changed its staffing plan in response to the National Weather Service redflag wind warning Thursday.

The redflag warning will be in effect for the Los Angeles County and Ventura mountains starting Thursday at 9 p.m. through about 8 a.m. Sunday.

Gusty northeast winds and low relative humidity can be expected for most of Los Angeles County from Friday until Sunday morning.

Extreme wind gusts are expected in the mountain areas, as well as the coastal and valley areas, which will result in a high fire danger throughout Los Angeles County.

In response to the increased fire danger, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl L. Osby has ordered additional staffing and pre-deployment of resources throughout Los Angeles County.

There were also numerous false calls with residential burglary alarms, Dubin said, and many of these can be prevented.

“It’s very important that during windy condition you lock your doors and secure them,” Dubin said, mentioning how a gust of wind can sometimes blow an unsecured door wide open or set off an alarm.

In addition, local Fire Department officials offered several reminders to citizens in brush areas to take appropriate precautions:

Report any sign of smoke immediately to your local fire department by dialing 911. (If you dial 911 from your cellphone, know your location.)

Report any suspicious persons or vehicles to law enforcement at 661-255-1121.

Use extreme caution when operating spark or flame producing machinery in hazardous grass or brush areas.

If you live in a brush area, you should have a Wildfire Action Plan in place.

Be familiar with the Ready! Set! Go! Program that provides important pre-planning and evacuation information to residents.

For more information, please log on to  

Do you have a news tip? Call us at (661) 298-1220, or drop us a line at

Source: Santa Clarita News

Deputies Handling Lots Of Wind Issues, Fire On High Alert

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

About Perry Smith

Perry Smith is a print and broadcast journalist who has won several awards for his focused, hyperlocal community coverage in several different regions of the country. In addition to five years of experience covering the Santa Clarita Valley, Smith, a San Fernando Valley native, has worked in newspapers and news websites in Los Angeles, the Northwest, the Central Valley and the South, before coming to KHTS in 2012. To contact Smith, email him at
College Of The Canyons – News Banner
Action Family Counseling – News Banner
Beyond Harmony – News Banner
Hugo Naturals – News Banner
Academy Swim Club – News Banner
AV Party Rental – News Banner
All American Bail Bonds – News Banner
Beyond Harmony – Tile
AV Party Rental – Tile
Galpin Motors – Tile
Newhall Land – Tile
Newhall Land – 2015 – Tile
Patterson’s Collision Center – Tile