Areas shaded light blue are at elevated risk, while areas in darker blue include neighborhoods determined to be at highest risk for debris flow or blockade, and will likely see evacuations likely during periods of intense rainfall. Fires raging in the Santa Cruz Mountains grew to 25,000 acres and destroyed at least 20 homes, prompting new evacuation orders for the coastal town of Davenport extending south to the Santa Cruz … Standridge and scores of other residents throughout Boulder Creek and Bonny Doon defied evacuation orders as the CZU fire moved through the Santa Cruz Mountains during the last two weeks of August. More than 64,000 people have evacuated in Santa Cruz … The map above shows evacuation zones and debris flow risk throughout the CZU Lightning Complex fire zone. The Santa Cruz County Emergency Operations Center has created a free hotel program hotline at 831-454-2181 for CZU August Lightning Fire Complex evacuees. ... • Once an evacuation … As of … Fires in the Santa Cruz area of California has so far burned more than 67,000 acres. As the CZU Lightning Complex fire continues to rage across the Bay Area, evacuees are flooding into Santa Cruz, booking up hotels and taking refuge at emergency evacuation centers. Evacuation centers have been setup at Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds at 2601 East Lake Ave. in Watsonville and Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium at 307 Church St. in Santa Cruz, CA. SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- The massive CZU Lightning Complex fires grew from 48,000 to 50,000 acres overnight. Evacuation centers were set up at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium at 307 Church St. in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds at 2601 E. Lake Ave. in Watsonville and Half Moon Bay High School at 1 Lewis Foster Drive, Half Moon Bay. All evacuation warnings in Santa Cruz County for the CZU Lightning Complex have been lifted, nearly three months after the fire started. Nearly two dozen massive wildfires continued to burn across California this weekend. Family-size tents were set up … The sprawling campus was ordered to evacuate Thursday evening, marking a grim milestone extending evacuation orders — if not the fire itself — into the Santa Cruz … SANTA CRUZ — Cal Fire has lifted all remaining residential CZU August Lightning Complex fire evacuation warnings in Santa Cruz County.