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Evacuations:Lake Hills Elementary School has been evacuated, about 30 homes being evacuated.
Road Closures: Southbound I-5 is shut down at Lake Hughes Road, Ridge Route is closed at Pine Crest Road. Update 07:45 5-19-13-712 acres, 100% contained Update 19:45 5-18-13- 712 acres and 75% contained. 300+ firefighters on the lines
Update 19:45- 575 acres, 60% contained, IC requested 4 more camp crews.
Update 16:45- 350 acres, Rapid rate of spread, Threat to 220 KV powerlines, the Lake Hills Elementary School has been evacuated. Southbound I-5 is shut down at Lake Hughes Road. Ridge Route is closed at Pine Crest Road.The fire is burning towards Lake Castaic.
****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment. View blog top tags ---------------------