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Brush fire burns 60 acres in Simi Valley

A brush fire on Tuesday burned 61 acres in the Wood Ranch area of Simi Valley. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

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The Sage Fire burns along Sycamore Grove Street at Wood Ranch Parkway on Dec. 20 in Simi Valley.

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Sherwood fire burns 78 acres in Thousand Oaks

Photos from the Sherwood Fire on July 13 in Thousand Oaks. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers KEEPING AN EYE ON THE FIRE - Firefighters from the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area watch the east flank of the Sherwood Fire burn on July 13 in Thousand Oaks.

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KEEPING AN EYE ON THE FIRE – Firefighters from the Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area watch the east flank of the Sherwood Fire burn on July 13 in Thousand Oaks.

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Crews battle Calabasas Old Fire

Los Angeles County and L.A. city fire crews battled a large brush fire Saturday that threatened an estimated 3,000 homes and structures in theMulholland Highway vicinity of Calabasas.

What firefighters dubbed the Old Fire began at approximately 4 p.m. June 4 when a vehicle reportedly struck a power pole on Mulholland. Sparks ignited flames, which quickly spread, putting into danger Calabasas High School, Viewpoint School, Headwaters Corner and the city-owned Klubhouse Preschool. Homes in the Highlands, Eddingham and Adamsville neighborhoods were ordered to be evacuated. Continue reading here. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers The Old Fire burns behind homes along Old Topanga Canyon Road on June 4 in Calabasas.

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The Old Fire burns behind homes along Old Topanga Canyon Road on June 4 in Calabasas.

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Rustic Fire burns 189 acres in Simi Valley

Photos from the Rustic Fire which has burned 189 acres in Simi Valley as of Aug. 14. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers A handcrew from Cal Fire works the Rustic Fire as it burns near Long Canyon Road in Simi Valley on Aug. 14.

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A handcrew from Cal Fire works the Rustic Fire as it burns near Long Canyon Road in Simi Valley on Aug. 14.

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Old Fire burns 170 acres in Calabasas

A car fire that spread to brush along the 101 freeway in Calabasas has been contained to 170 acres by Los Angeles County firefighters. Multiple helicopters including two super scoopers assisted in fighting the Old Fire. Photos by Michael Coons/Acorn Newspapers.

MICHAEL COONS/Acorn Newspapers SMOKE - Firefighter Nick Dennison of the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority sprays down a hillside with water in Calabasas while fighting the Old Fire on Sun., Aug. 18.

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SMOKE – Firefighter Nick Dennison of the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority sprays down a hillside with water in Calabasas while fighting the Old Fire on Sun., Aug. 18.

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