Here’s what you need to know about the 4 wildfires burning in Southern California right now – Orange County Register

There are 4 fires burning in the Southern California area as of Tuesday, spanning from Riverside up into Ventura County.

Here’s what you need to know about the Thomas, Rye, Creek and Riverdale fires:

Creek Fire – LA and Ventura counties

  • The fire has burned more than 4,000 acres above Sylmar
  • Mandatory evacuations are in place
  • More than 650 firefighters were on the scene, one was injured in a bulldozer rollover
  • 20 structures have been damaged
  • The 210 Freeway from the 5 Freeway to the 2 Freeway has been shut down
  • Evacuation center was set up at the Sylmar Recreation Center at 13109 Borden Ave. and the Sunland Senior Center at 8640 Fenwick St., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
  • Horses are being evacuated and there is an evacuation center for large animals at Pierce College at 6201 Winnetka Avenue.
  • Here is a map of the Creek Fire

Thomas Fire – Ventura County

  • The blaze has in the charred 26,000 acres and burned down 150 structures so far Santa Paula area in Ventura County
  • All Ventura Unified schools have cancelled classes.
  • More than 27,000 people have been evacuated.
  • It’s burned more than 48 square miles in the area of Santa Paula, about an hour north by car from Woodland Hills.
  • Hard road closures include: Highway 150 at Sisar Road, Highway 150 at Stonegate Road, Wells Road at Foothill Road, Peck Road at Foothill Road
  • Evacuation centers are set up at Ventura Fairgrounds (10 W Harbor Blvd, Ventura) and Nordoff high school ( 1401 Maricopa Hwy, Ojai, CA 93023 in Ojai).
  • Here is a map of the Thomas Fire

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