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Red Cross sets up shelter for evacuees from Santa Barbara County's Lake Fire

Shelter open in Solvang.

The Red Cross has opened up an evacuation shelter for people potentially impacted by the Lake wildfire, which has been burning since Friday in Santa Barbara County.

The shelter is at the Solvang Veterans Memorial Building. The shelter has sleeping accommodations, plus meals and snacks.

There's currently an Evacuation Order for residents in effect from 5380 Figueroa Mountain Road to the Sawmill Basin neighborhood.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral.