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Live updates: California fires near Sylmar and Porter Ranch – CNN

A fast-moving wildfire threatens residential areas in and around northern Los Angeles. Get the latest updates and news.

What we know about the Saddleridge Fire

  • Spreading fast: The Saddleridge Fire started Thursday and exploded to more than 7,500 acres by Friday. At least 31 structures were destroyed or damaged.
  • It jumped two freeways: The fast-moving blaze jumped the 210 and 5 freeways, and some parts those roads and the 405 were closed.
  • Evacuations issued: The wind-driven wildfire forced about 100,000 people to evacuate.
  • Schools canceled: Classes were canceled at about 40 schools in the Los Angeles area after poor air quality was reported, officials said.

Source: Live updates: California fires near Sylmar and Porter Ranch – CNN

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