***MEDIA RELEASE*** TRAVIS ORDERS MANDATORY EVACUATIONS IN RESPONSE TO LOCAL FIRES
60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs
/ Published August 19, 2020
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. --
In response to the LNU Lightning Complex Fire near Fairfield and Vacaville, California, the Travis Air Force Base installation commander has ordered evacuations for non-mission essential personnel in accordance with the Solano County fire department’s mandatory evacuations, Aug. 19, 2020.
All non-mission essential personnel residing in Travis AFB housing or lodging are directed to evacuate immediately. Egress should be through the South and North Gates. Do not use the Main Gate or Hospital Gates.
Mission essential personnel should contact their chain of command for duty status.
The latest evacuation orders can be found here: https://local.nixle.com/county/ca/solano/
Once the evacuation order has been lifted, additional information will be released through the comptroller squadron regarding reimbursement of lodging and per diem expenses for mandatory evacuees.
There is currently no lodging available on Travis Air Force Base and members are directed to stay with family or friends, proceed to evacuation centers, or secure commercial lodging outside of the evacuation area.
The base is actively standing up the Emergency Family Assistance Center to assist with relocation due to evacuation. Contact information will be provided when available.
Media inquiries can be made by contacting the 60th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs office at (707) 716-3352 or email@example.com 60 AMW/PA is also updating its Facebook page as information become available.