FIRE UPDATE: All evacuations lifted for Westridge 6:00 p.m.

As of 5:45 this evening the evacuations for the Westridge area of Stevenson Ranch have been lifted and residents are being allowed to return home. The Rye Fire burned 5,000 acres today and is 5% contained tonight. Several areas within the City are still experiencing power outages. Some 46 trees were knocked down by today’s winds. City crews have cleared all the trees blocking right of ways. The eastbound lanes of Newhall Ranch road are still closed as fire crews mop up hot spots.