MALIBU, Calif. - A rock slide Wednesday evening shut down Malibu Canyon Road in both directions between Civic Center Way at Pepperdine University and Piuma Road.
Malibu officials say the road will remain closed until Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, and until crews are able to survey the hillsides for risk of further rock mudslides.
Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted that one injury was reported in Wednesday's rock slide. That person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Drivers are reminded to exercise caution when driving during storm conditions and be on alert for rocks, mud, and other debris in roadways.
Currently, there are approximately 300 homes within the Woolsey Fire burn area under mandatory evacuation. These areas include:
- Corral Canyon/El Nido;
- Escondido/Old Chimney;
- Escondido Drive/Latigo Canyon;
- Malibu West/Trancas Canyon;
- Malibu Lake;
- All of Ramirez Canyon Road and adjacent streets; and the
- Paradise Cove Mobile Home Park and Restaurant.
The American Red Cross has set up evacuation centers at the following locations:
Agoura Hills/Calabasas Community Center
27040 Malibu Hills Road
Agoura, CA 91301
Santa Monica High School-South Gym
601 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Both shelters are accepting small animals.