By CBS13 Staff

GRIZZLY FLATS (CBS13) — Sheriff’s deputies are continuing to search for a man who was evacuated from the Grizzly Flats area due to the Caldor Fire and has not been seen or heard from since.

Marvin Hardy Creel, 57 (credit: El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office)

Marvin Hardy Creel, 57, attempted to call a family member just before noon on August 18, but had poor reception, leaving the pair unable to speak to each other.

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El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office detectives said friends and family repeatedly tried to call Creel back but got no answer. He was driving a Dodge pickup truck that was later found by deputies abandoned in the Grizzly Flats area.

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Creel is White, with blond hair and blue eyes. He stands 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs around 200 pounds. Detectives say he may be wearing eyeglasses.

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Anyone with information on Creel’s whereabouts is asked to contact the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.