FIRE ALERT: Rye Fire burns more than 500 acres, road closures in effect 11:39 a.m.

High winds continue to fan the flames of the Rye Fire which has burned more than 500 acres and caused several spot fires in the area. Power is out throughout several areas within the City. Several businesses in the area have been evacuated. Please avoid the area and if you are nearby please be prepared to evacuate if needed.

Current road closures:

Newhall Ranch Road from Copper Hill to I-5

All of the Rye Canyon Loop

Interstate 5 from Newhall Ranch Road to Hasley Canyon

Old Road from Newhall to Hasley Canyon

School Evacuations:

Trinity Classical Academy

West Creek Academy is closed and parents are being asked to pick up their children

Closures:

The Old Town Newhall Library is closed and phone service is out at all other City libraries

 

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