UPDATED 5/15/14 10:00 AM PDT: The 400-acre Poinsettia Fire is now 60% contained. Damage assessments continue to be conducted throughout the city. The Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, LEGOLAND California, and SEA LIFE Aquarium are all open to the public today, however the city is limiting travel in areas closest to the blaze.
CARLSBAD, Calif. (5/14/14) – A brush fire is currently burning in Carlsbad around the area of Poinsettia Lane and Alicante. Mandatory evacuations are in progress. LEGOLAND California was affected by several power outages today caused by the fires nearby. LEGOLAND has been evacuated to ensure the comfort and safety of Park guests. SEA LIFE Aquarium has been evacuated as well. As of now, LEGOLAND Hotel has not been evacuated and is only accepting guests tonight with existing reservations. No decision has been made as to whether LEGOLAND California and SEA LIFE Aquarium will open tomorrow. InPark will continue to post updates from LEGOLAND California Resort and the City of Carlsbad as they become available.