Pepperdine Monitoring Sweetwater Fire – Update #3

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The Sweetwater Fire continues to burn and is now 40 acres, with 20% containment, and forward progress has been stopped. Smoke from the fires can be seen on campus. The University is monitoring the situation very closely and is in touch with fire and other officials. All roads surrounding the Malibu campus remain open, and all campus operations remain normal. 

Pacific Coast Highway remains open. No evacuations have been issued at this time, and wind conditions are not exacerbating the fire. 

Please be advised of the following:

  • Road condition information is available on the University’s Road Condition hotline at 310.506.ROAD (7623).
  • The latest information from Pepperdine’s EOC is also available on the University’s Emergency Information Page or Emergency Recorded Message line (888.286.5659).