PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH YOUR FRIENDS: To help those affected by the Colby Fire in Glendora, we are bringing in power strips to charge your phone, use our free Wifi, and check the TV updates. We will have more announcements soon to help all we can in this state of emergency.
Campus Safety has been monitoring the Colby Fire in Glendora since early this morning. The fire is at a far enough distance that there is no current threat to The Claremont Colleges. Winds are currently heading in a southwest direction which is keeping smoke and ash away for our area. Campus Safety will continue to monitor the situation throughout the day and provide updated information should conditions change. Colby Fire near Glendora burns 1,700 acres, threatens homes; three people in custody
The Inland Valley Humane Society & SPCA has set up an animal rescue evacuation site at Goddard Middle School at 859 E. Sierra Madre, Glendora, California for anyone affected by the Glendora fires. Please call (909) 623-9777 with any questions. Large animals can be taken to Gate 12 at the Pomona Fairplex.
1/16/2014 8:07:30 PMLaura E. Davis
Recap: The fire has burned more than 1,700 acres, at least two homes have been destroyed, one person has suffered some burns and three people are in custody. Read our latest story here.