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07 December 2017, 04:17 | Opal Carroll
A firefighter confronts the Rye Incident Fire at Newhall Ranch Road on Tuesday Dec. 5 2017. Austin Dave The Signal
Schools in the Simi Valley Unified School District was closed Wednesday, the Simi Valley Police Department said.
Reported 4:52 a.m. Wednesday on the east side of the 405 freeway near Mulholland Drive.
The 5 Freeway was temporarily closed in both directions near state Route 126, but the freeway - a main artery for the state of California - was reopened by mid-afternoon.
Five schools in the area are without power but have not been evacuated, according to the Santa Clarita city officials.
The Getty Center remains closed to the public.
The Creek Fire in Sylmar and Thomas Fire in Ventura County have also been blazing out of control for much of Tuesday, prompting California Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency. By Wednesday, the inferno had charred 7,000 acres west of Valencia, Cal Fire said on Twitter.
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George Molina Sr., center, and his son George Molina Jr., spray down embers next to his neighbors' burned down house on McBroom St.in Shadow Hills as the Creek Fire burns near Sunland on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. The fast moving, active brush fire that started north of Santa Paula near Highway 150, has burned into the city limits of Ventura and toward Highway 33.
About 500 firefighters were battling the blaze.
Magic Mountain amusement park did not seem to be threatened, but it's the best-known landmark in the area.
State officials requested a Fire Management Assistance Declaration for the Rye Fire on Tuesday, which was approved at 3:45 p.m. the same day, according to FEMA officials.
Meyers Fire (San Bernardino) - 34 acres, 100 percent contained.
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But Flowers Grube said the problems don't extend to processing emergency calls, which is handled by the city of Charlotte. The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners received an update on the outage during its meeting on Tuesday night.
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As a result, the 5 Freeway closed, impacting traffic on the major roads. "We're not gonna lie: We're not able to stop this fire". Due to the wildfires occurring in Southern California, CBS's "S.W.A.T" and HBO's " Westworld " have suspended production.
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But things will begin to get more interesting - and challenging for forecasters - on Thursday , Friday and Saturday . Tuesday, Dec. 12, a 40 percent chance of rain and snow is in the forecast, the weather service said.