The couple live in the Rancho Monserate Country Club, near the site where the fire broke out in Bonsall on Thursday morning.
Cal State San Marcos has canceled classes for the rest of Thursday as well as Friday in consideration of employees and students affected by the Lilac Fire in northern San Diego County.
The Skirball Fire burned through 475 acres and was 20 percent contained as of 3:20 p.m., leading to a brief shutdown of the 405 Freeway.
The blaze was reported at 10 percent containment Thursday morning, doubling the level of containment from just a day earlier.
The blaze has destroyed at least 65 structures, a figure that authorities believe will at least double by the time the fire is extinguished.
MiraCosta College's Oceanside campus and Community Learning Center closed, too. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in San Diego County on Thursday after one of six wildfires began rapidly burning in the area.
East Valley Community Center located at 2245 E. Valley Parkway, Escondidio & Stagecoach Community Park located at 3420 Camino De Los Coches, Carlsbad.
Evacuees were also being directed to the Pala Casino.
"The President's action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts, " the White House said in a statement. They should rely on common sense and leave their homes if they feel they are in danger, he said. When it was safe for vans to enter, surviving horses were transported to the Del Mar race track.
Road closures are in effect on Old Hwy 395 between W. Lilac Rd.
Sen. Joel Anderson, R-El Cajon, sent constituents a list of shelters and safety tips from San Diego Gas & Electric, Ready San Diego and the San Diego Humane Society.
The fire breaks out as red-flag and high-wind warnings have gripped the region, as low humidity, strong Santa Ana conditions and seasonally warm temperatures have combined to create a wildfire threat not seen since 2007, when several wildfires charred hundreds of thousands of acres across the county.