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Creek Fire Burns 2500 Acres in Sylmar Area; Evacuation Orders in Place

Creek Fire Burns 2500 Acres in Sylmar Area; Evacuation Orders in Place

Officials were checking on several reports of people being trapped as a result of the fire, but those have not been confirmed, Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervisor Stafford said.

The fire, dubbed the Creek Fire, has scorched 2,500 acres since it erupted just north of the 210 Freeway, the Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted about 7 a.m.

The Rye Fire burns in the Santa Clarita area on December 5, 2017.

Rye Canyon Loop was also closed, along with SR 126 from Copperhill Drive to the 5 Freeway. "I applaud the Governor's decision to declare an emergency in Ventura County and urge him in the strongest possible manner to declare one in Los Angeles County." said Rep. Knight "Emergency resources and personnel are needed in order to stop these fires as soon as possible and ensure the safety of our community".

The so-called Rye Fire was burning in light to medium fuels amid heavy winds, adding to two other large wildfires burning simultaneously in Southern California.

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Valencia Travel Village motor home park near the 126 has also been evacuated, according to Sgt. Wayne Waterman of the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.

Five schools in the area are without power but have not been evacuated, according to the Santa Clarita city officials. An evacuation center has been established in the multipurpose room at Valencia High School (27801 Dickason Drive).

Earlier in the day, the northbound lanes of the 5 Freeway were closed at Magic Mountain Parkway while southbound lanes were closed at Hasley Canyon Road.

Police asked Simi Valley residents to be ready to evacuate if the fire spreads southwest.


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