Evacuations look different in the time of coronavirus

LAST RESORT—Evacuation centers like the one seen above at the Borchard Community Center during the 2018 Hill fire are a last resort during the time of COVID-19. Now the Red Cross aims to place as many people in hotels as possible. If that is not an option, centers are allowed to open, but at much lower capacity. Acorn file photoWhen the Hill and Woolsey fires surrounded the Conejo Valley in a ring of flames in November 2018, over 1,400 residents fled their homes and found shelter in Red Cross ev...

Oops! An active online subscription is required to access this content.

Please login below or Subscribe today!