Welcome to Occidental College’s Emergency Information website.

This website is the central location for official information and updates regarding emergencies and related safety matters affecting the Occidental community. Bookmark this page for easy reference—it will be updated during an active emergency situation or other safety matter to keep students, faculty, staff and family members informed.

You can also contact Campus Safety at (323) 259-2599.

Grass Fire on Fiji Hill

2:30 p.m. All clear. The grass fire on Fiji Hill has been extinguished. LAFD is on the scene, dropping water as a precaution.

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Saddleridge Fire

5:10 p.m.  The Saddleridge fire, located about 20 miles northwest of the Oxy campus on the northern edge of the San Fernando Valley, continues to burn to the north and west, carrying it away from Oxy.

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Campus telephone service outage

3:35 p.m. The College's telephone service provider has restored all telephone service on campus. The telephone system is back to normal.

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Brushfire Near 134 Freeway

9 a.m. Freeways are open and no smoke is showing as firefighters finish up work on the 30-acre fire that broke out near the junction of the 134 and 2 freeways Sunday afternoon.

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Fourth of July Weekend Quakes

8:50 p.m. The second earthquake in two days to shake Southern California, centered close to the first, hit at 8:19 p.m. today. As was the case with the first, the Oxy campus was unaffected by the shaking.

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Oxy and Southern California Wildfires

4 p.m. While the Woolsey fire in the Malibu-Santa Monica Mountains area is approximately 30 miles to the west, we want to reassure everyone that the Oxy campus is not threatened by these wildfires.

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Contact Campus Safety 24/7
Facilities Management Building

Fire, Paramedics, & Police: 911
(or 9-911 from a campus phone)
Northeast Community Police Station

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