UPDATE: Officials announce new Soberanes Fire evacuation order and warning

MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. - UPDATE 9/10/16 10:38 PM: An evacuation ORDER for Tassajara Road from Chews Ridge south to the end of the road at Tassajara Hot Springs has been issued by the Monterey County Sheriff Department.

Previous Story: An evacuation warning has been expanded along the east side of the Soberanes Fire, effective at 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening. It now includes an area along Arroyo Seco.

The warning applies to all residents southwest of East Carmel Valley Road, starting at the intersection of East Carmel Valley Road and Piney Creek Road extending east to Arroyo Seco Road.

It also applies to all residents along Arroyo Seco Road, starting from East Carmel Valley Road extending west past the Arroyo Seco Campground.

Officials say all residents should prepare to leave the area.

The new warning is due to the potential for the fire to spread toward these areas.

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