Silverado fire: Irvine evacuation areas, road and school closures

Silverado fire

The fast-moving, wind-powered Silverado fire burned in the hills north of Irvine on Monday, blocking main roads and threatening homes.

Here’s what we know:

Road closures

  • Portola Parkway from Highway 241 to Jamboree Road
  • Highway 241 from Highway 133 to Santiago
  • Santiago Canyon Road from Cooks to Highway 241


A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for more than 80,000 residents in Irvine.

  • Between Great Park and Bake and north of Toledo to the city limits
  • Areas from Irvine Boulevard south to Trabuco Road and from Jeffrey Road east to Portola High School
  • Areas north of Irvine Boulevard between Jamboree Rd and Bake Parkway

Evacuations of the Silverado fire

(City of Irvine)

Evacuation centers

University community center
1 Beech Lane Lane
Irvine, CA 92612

Quail Hill Community Center
39 Shady Canyon Drive
Irvine, CA 92603

Los Olivos Community Center
101 Alfonso Drive, 91618

Harvard Community Center
14701 Harvard Ave., 92606

Rancho senior center
3 Ethel Coplen Way, 92612

Las Lomas Community Center
10 Federation Way, 92603

Turtle Rock Community Center
1 Sunnyhill, 92063

Newport Coast Community Center
6401 San Joaquin Hills Rd., 92657

Irvine village church
77 Post, 92618

  • Turtle Rock Community Center: 1 Sunnyhill, 92603
  • University Community Center: 1 Beech Tree Lane (currently full)
  • Quail Hill Community Center: 35 Shady Canyon Dr.
  • Los Olivos Community Center: 101 Alfonso (currently busy)
  • Harvard Community Center: 14701 Harvard (currently busy)
  • Rancho Senior Center: 3 Ethel Coplen Way


Mandatory evacuations have been issued for the following schools:

Basic level:

  • Portola Springs
  • Eastwood
  • Stone gate
  • Loma Ridge
  • Canyon View
  • Santiago Hills


  • The harbor
  • Northwood
  • Little explorers

Tustin Unified Schools are evacuated to Beckman High School:

  • Hicks Canyon
  • Orchard Hills

UC Irvine has ceased all campus operations

Blue Ridge Fire

The fire on the Blue Ridge threatens homes in Yorba Linda.

Evacuations of the Blue Ridge Fire

Evacuations of the Blue Ridge Fire



Area north of Highway 91 east of Gypsum Canyon, including Bryant Ranch Elementary School.

Area north of the 91 Freeway along Hidden Hills Road.

Area north of Highway 91 along Avienda Bryant,


Bryant Ranch School was ordered to evacuate. Students are taken to the reunification site, Esperanza High School at Kellogg Dr 1830, Anaheim.

Sources: City of Irvine; Orange County Fire Authority; OK sheriff

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