Wednesday, October 30th, 9:00am: 'Easy Fire' breaks out in Moorpark/Simi Valley area, quickly growing to 972 acresMandatory evacuations have been ordered for Simi Valley, unincorporated Simi Valley and Moorpark, with other areas being included in voluntary evacuation areas.
Location: East Sepulveda Blvd and I-405 near Los Angeles City [34.098191, -118.478717]
Date Started: 10/28/19 at 1:34 AM
Size: 656 acres, 15% contained as of 10/29/19 at 2:15pm
Evacuations: The mandatory evacuation zone was described by fire officials as a box: Mulholland Drive on the north side, the 405 on the east, Sunset Boulevard on the south and Temescal Canyon Road on the west. Residents in the Mountaingate community were allowed to return home Monday night, but officials urge them to remain vigilant in case the fire flares up in the area.
Palisades Recreation Center (851 Alma Real Drive)
Westwood Recreation Center (1350 South Sepulveda Boulevard)
Westbound Sunset Blvd is closed from the 405 Fwy to Temescal Canyn
Eastbound Sunset Blvd remains open
Northbound Sepulveda Blvd closed from Moraga Dr to Skirball
Southbound Sepulveda Blvd closed form Skirball to Sunset Blvd
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9:30 AM UPDATE #EasyFire State Route 23 is closed in both directions between Los Angeles Ave in Moorpark and Avenida de Los Arboles in Thousand Oaks. Ramps are closed in the same area except for evacuations.