The fast-moving, wind-driven Silverado fire was burning in the hills north of Irvine on Monday, closing major roads and threatening homes.

Here’s what we know:

Road closures

  • Portola Parkway from Highway 241 to Jamboree Road
  • Highway 241 from Highway 133 to Santiago
  • Santiago Canyon Road from Cooks to Highway 241

Road closures for #SilveradoFire:
•Portolla from 241 to Jamboree
•241 from the 133 to Santiago
•Santiago Canyon Rd from Cooks to the 241

— OCFA PIO (@OCFA_PIO) October 26, 2020



A mandatory evacuation order was issued for about 60,000 residents in Irvine, including all homes north of Irvine Boulevard between Bake Parkway and Jamboree Road, officials said.

Evacuation centers

University Community Center
1 Beech Tree Lane
Irvine, CA 92612

Quail Hill Community Center
39 Shady Canyon Drive
Irvine, CA 92603

Los Olivos Community Center
101 Alfonso Drive, 91618


Harvard Community Center
14701 Harvard Ave., 92606

Rancho Senior Center
3 Ethel Coplen Way, 92612


Mandatory evacuations were issued for the following schools:

  • Northwood High School



  • Portola Springs
  • Eastwood
  • Stonegate
  • Loma Ridge
  • Canyon View
  • Santiago Hills


  • Le Port
  • Northwood
  • Little Explorers

Tustin Unified schools will be evacuated to Beckman High School:

  • Hicks Canyon
  • Orchard Hills

Sources: City of Irvine; Orange County Fire Authority