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Roads near burn areas to close as storm nears

March 5, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
County roads within the Station Fire burn area will be closed to public access beginning at 2 a.m. Saturday.Los Angeles County Department of Public Works pushed back the road closures from Friday night to Saturday morning based on storm forecasts for the area.

The Angeles Forest Highway, Big Tujunga Canyon Road and Upper Big Tujunga Canyon Road will be closed to all traffic except for emergency vehicles and public works personnel.

Residents from the burn area will not be permitted to use the roads until the closures are lifted.

Evacuations for residents in the burn areas may also be ordered.

Parking restrictions during the rain will be enforced on posted streets in La Canada Flintridge and La Crescenta.

Residents are urged to check for further updates as the storms move into Southern California at www.dpwcare.org