Malibu

Wildfire Confirmed in Malibu

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There is a confirmed wildfire at 5331 Horizon Drive in Malibu west of campus. Wind gusts of 60+ MPH are currently blowing the fire away from the Malibu campus. Los Angeles County Fire has declared it a 2nd alarm fire.

Alumni Park will be used for air operations. We are preparing for Drescher to be used as the Incident Command Post if needed. Pepperdine officials will continue to monitor the fire and update the community as needed. All Pepperdine campuses remain open at this time.

Please be advised of the following:

  • Community members whose homes are affected by the fire or road closures should follow the directions of their local governmental agencies.
  • Road condition information is available on the University’s Road Condition hotline at 310.506.ROAD (7623).

All Pepperdine University Campus Operations Normal

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Pepperdine University officials continue to monitor several wildfires in Southern California. At this time, all University campuses remain open and classes will continue as regularly scheduled. If conditions change, University officials will update the community as soon as possible. Please continue to monitor the University’s Emergency Information Page for the latest information.

 

University Officials Continue to Monitor Wildfires

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Pepperdine University officials are monitoring several wildfires in Southern California. Currently, all University campuses are open. However we are evaluating conditions that could impact specific campuses, particularly Encino and West L.A. If campus conditions change we will notify the community as soon as possible. We will update this information by noon today.

 

University Officials Monitoring Wildfires in Southern California

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Pepperdine has received information from Los Angeles County Fire concerning the Santa Paula Fire located in Ventura County. The fire is currently 31,000 acres, and has destroyed 150 structures and caused more than 27,000 people to be evacuated. Extra patrols for Los Angeles County Fire are moving through the Santa Monica Mountains looking for signs of additional sources of smoke or fire. The fire is not currently affecting any of Pepperdine’s campuses, but there is heavy smoke in Malibu.

Please be advised of the following:

  • Community members whose homes are affected by the fire or road closures should follow the directions of their local governmental agencies.
  • Road condition information is available on the University’s Road Condition hotline at 310.506.ROAD (7623).