Office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

Mayor Garcetti declares local State of Emergency

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti has declared a local State of Emergency in response to the Creek Fire, which has burned more than 11,000 acres in the Sylmar area, and continues to threaten structures.

The Emergency Declaration directs relevant City departments to take all necessary steps to protect life and property in the area affected by the fire. This declaration also requests that the Governor declare an emergency, so that state and federal assistance can be provided to the City quickly.

For up-to-date information on the Creek, Fire and to see the most recent evacuation orders, visit http://emergency.lacity.org/creek-fire.