La Tuna Fire: All Mandatory Evacuations Lifted, Some Roads Remained Closed

Firefighters continue to battle a 7,000-acre blaze in the Verdugo Mountains, but the hundreds of residents ordered to evacuate were permitted to return home Sunday evening.

A Super Scooper CL-415 firefighting aircraft from Canada makes a drop to protect a house during the La Tuna Fire on Sept. 3, 2017, near Burbank. (Credit: David McNew / Getty Images)

A Super Scooper CL-415 firefighting aircraft from Canada makes a drop to protect a house during the La Tuna Fire on Sept. 3, 2017, near Burbank. (Credit: David McNew / Getty Images)

The La Tuna Fire was 30 percent containment as of 6 p.m. Sunday, and the 210 Freeway was reopened at 6 p.m. after being closed since Friday afternoon.

Evacuations for Burbank were lifted earlier in the afternoon, while Glendale and Los Angeles residents in the Sunland-Tujunga area were permitted to return home after 6 p.m.

During an afternoon press conference, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said he expects the blaze will be brought to rest over the next few days.

However, some road closures remained and voluntary evacuations remained in place in Burbank, and shelter facilities remained open to residents in need of services.

Related: the latest on the La Tuna Fire. 

Voluntary evacuations:

  • Country Club Drive, east of Sunset Canyon Drive where Olive Avenue ends.
Traffic on the 210 freeway is allowed to resume for the first time since the start of the La Tuna Fire, as light rain showers pass over the burn areas on Sept. 3, 2017. (Credit: David McNew / Getty Images)

Traffic on the 210 freeway is allowed to resume for the first time since the start of the La Tuna Fire, as light rain showers pass over the burn areas on Sept. 3, 2017. (Credit: David McNew / Getty Images)

Evacuation centers:

  • Crescenta Valley High School, 2900 Community Ave., La Crescenta
  • McCambridge Park, 1515 N Glenoaks Blvd. in Burbank
  • Sunland Recreation Center, 8651 Foothill Blvd.
  • All shelters are accepting small animals, and large animals can be taken to the Hansen Dam Equestrian Center at 11127 Orcas Ave. in Sylmar.

Remaining road closures:

The following roads are closed in Burbank:

  • Bel Aire Drive and Vista Ridge
  • Brace Canyon and Rolling Ridge
  • Sunset Canyon Drive and Walnut Avenue
  • Sunset Canyon Drive and Harvard Road
  • Haven Way and Rolling Ridge
  • Country Club Drive and Via Montana
  • Lamer Street and Wedgewood Drive