Mandatory Evacuation Orders as New California Fire Breaks Out in Simi Valley


(KNX) A wildfire has already broken out in Simi Valley Wednesday morning and has grown to at least 15 acres as Southern California is under an extreme Red Flag warning because of high Santa Ana winds.

Areas around the Reagan Library are under mandatory evacuations. Homes are being threatened.


The fire is burning in an area on the northern edge of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library property.

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Mandatory evacuations have been issued for the following areas:

Simi Valley / Unincorporated Simi Valley / Moorpark

North: Tierra Rejada

South: Olsen / Madera Street

East: Madera Street

West: Highway 23

It comes as crews carefully watch the hot spots from the Tick, Palisades and Getty wildfires and Edison cuts power to nearly 10,000 customers.


SR-23  between Avenida de los Arboles and Los Angeles Ave.

Moorpark Road at Tierra Rejada Road 

Santa Rosa at Moorpark Road

A shelter has been set up at 

Thousand Oaks Community Center
2525 N. Moorpark Road
Thousand Oaks, CA

Large Animal Evacuations 
Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 W. Harbor Blvd.
Ventura, CA 

Click to find out a list of schools that are closed.

Click to find out if your home is under evacuation here.