Duarte Gets Ready For Another Deluge


OF COURSE WE WILL BE WATCHING ALL OF IT. JEFF: THANK YOU. SEVERAL PEOPLE IN DUARTE NEIGHBORHOOD BEING TOLD TO EVACUATE BECAUSE OF FLOOD DANGER THERE. MANDATORY EVACUATION WILL BE EFFECT IN THE FISH FIRE BURN AREA. ANDREA IS LIVE WHERE VOLUNTEERS ARE SPREADING THE NEWS. REPORTER: WE ARE IN MEL CANYON ROAD. THEY’RE DOING ALL THEY CAN TO MAKE SURE PEOPLE STAY SAFE. THEY PUT UP K-RAILS BUT THESE ARE CALLED DRIVEWAY CLOSURES WITH REINFORCED STEEL TO KEEP THE MUD OUT. MIKE SAYS HE WILL DO EVERYTHING HE CAN TO MAKE SURE MUD DOESN’T TOUCH HIS DUARTE HOME. IT MIGHT COME DOWN. MAYBE THE WHOLE MOUNTAIN COME DOWN. REPORTER: HIS HOME SITS WHERE DOZENS OF HOUSES ARE IN THIS IS WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE IN RECENT STORMS WHEN MUD FLOODED THE STREETS. MANDATORY EVACUATIONS FOR 1850 HOMES TAKES EFFECT FRIDAY MORNING. SOME ARE HEEDING THE WARNING. NO, TONIGHT. THE WOMEN DIDN’T WANT TO SHOW HER FACE BUT SAYS THEY’VE PREPARED THEIR PROPERTY WITH MULTIPLE LINES OF DEFENSE. DON’T KNOW THIS TIME HOW MUCH WILL COME. CITY CREWS ARE ALSO PUTTING UP DRIVE BY CLOSURES ALONG WITH K-RAILS AND DRONE FORCE 9 SHOWS HOW CREWS CLEARED DEBRIS. HE SAYS HE’S NOT GOING ANYWHERE. THIS IS MY HOME. I HAVE TO PROTECT MY HOME. AND THERE IS NO SCHOOL TOMORROW FOR STUDENTS HERE AT VALLEY VIEW ELEMENTARY. AND A LOT OF ADULTS WE TALKED TO

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