For Immediate Release

Valley Fire Update- 9/17/2015 - 6:40 PM

Advisory evacuations removed for Sonoma County; update on road closures

Santa Rosa, CA  –  September 17, 2015  –  All advisory evacuation orders have been removed for Sonoma County residents. Soft road closures remain in place for two areas in northeast Sonoma County. Emergency responders urge people wishing to assist with the Valley Fire to stay away from the fire area and to check for road closures BEFORE attempting to help (go to for a current list of Valley Fire closures).

Sonoma County Road Closures


Soft road closures remain in effect for the following areas:

  • Ida Clayton Road at Hwy 128
  • Pine Flat Road ascending addresses from the 11000 block

Soft road closures allow those with residences or businesses in the area to access them, but prevent others from entering the impacted area. Any individuals who choose to enter the area are encouraged to use caution.

For donations, volunteering, public health advisory, fire updates, and general information, please visit Sonoma County’s website: Additional information can also be found on Facebook (County of Sonoma, California) and Twitter (@CountyofSonoma). For Nixle updates, text your zip code to 888777.