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Update on Road Closures for Silverado Canyon Bond Fire Burn Area

12pm Evac Lifted

Santa Ana, Calif. (December 24, 2021): Effective Friday, December 24, 2021, at 12 p.m. all Evacuation Orders for the Silverado, Williams and Modjeska Canyons have been lifted and road closures are amended to the following for Silverado Canyon:

Soft Closure – Kitterman Road to Oak Lane

Hard Closure – Past Oak Lane 

Silverado Canyon Road until Kitterman Road is open.

A map with detailed depictions of the areas under mandatory evacuation may be found at

To report storm-related issues with a County road or flood control channel, call the Orange County Public Works Storm Center 714-955-0200 during standard business hours and 714-955-0333 during flash flood events and emergencies when OC Public Works’ Department Operations Center is activated.


Hard Road Closures
  • Past Oak Lane
  • A Care and Reception Center closed at 12 p.m. at the Lake Forest Sport Park. 


Orange County Public Works, the Orange County Fire Authority and the Orange County Sheriff’s Department are working in Unified Command.

Residents are encouraged to check regularly for updates through local media, on the County of Orange’s website – -  and on social media following #OCCanyonFlood at:

Twitter: @OCGovCA               Facebook:@OCGov                 Instagram: @OCGov

Twitter: @OCSheriff               Facebook: @OCSheriff

Twitter: @OCPublicWorks      Facebook: @OCPublicWorks

Twitter: @OCAnimalCare       Facebook: @OCAnimalCare

Twitter: @OCFireAuthority     Facebook: @OCFireAuthority

To view the full press release, please click HERE