The closure was between the 101 Freeway to the north and the 10 Freeway to the south.
Some 200 firefighters were deployed to the scene to combat the blaze, Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said.
The fire had burned 7,000 acres and was 5% contained Wednesday morning, Medina said. Jerry Brown issued a state of emergency as 27,000 people were evacuated from their homes, the Los Angeles Times reported.
LAFD Chief Ralph Terrazas noted that red flag conditions are expected to remain in effect at least through Friday, with gusting Santa Ana winds presenting a continuing danger of rapidly spreading blazes. Firefighters worked against high winds, hampering their ability to contain the fires. Smoke had already spread throughout the west Los Angeles area from wildfires further north by Tuesday morning.
Sylmar resident Virginia Padilla, whose family owns a ranch in Sylmar, told NBC4 the fire killed at least 30 of the ranch's horses.
Kohli rested for Sri Lanka T20s, Bumrah in line for Test debut
Jasprit Bumrah earned his maiden call-up in Tests as the selectors announced the India squad for the South Africa tour on Monday. Following that they will play a three-match ODI and T20I series against them, the Indian squad for which has also been announced.
We will continue to give the latest updates as we get them.
But by early Tuesday afternoon, the eastern boundary of the evacuation area had been expanded to the Haynes Canyon area. "Residents of Mandeville Canyon and Sullivan Canyon should be prepared for evacuation the department said".
Large-animal evacuation centers at Pierce College, the Los Angeles Equestrian Center and Hansen Dam Recreation Area quickly reached capacity. For small animals, shelters were in place at West Valley Animal Shelter, 20655 Plummer St., and the East Valley Animal Shelter, 14409 Vanowen St.
All Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District schools will be closed Wednesday due to new fire developments.
The crews were assigned to structure protection for both residential and business structures and could be in Los Angeles County for up to 14-days before returning home.
The social network also is looking at building controls around how much time a child can spend on the app. The app is launching for iPhone immediately, but will eventually come to Android and Amazon Fire devices.
The poll also found 71 percent of Alabama Republicans believe the allegations of misconduct against Moore are completely false. Over the weekend, McConnell said simply that it's up to the voters of Alabama .
Saleh's supporters managed on Saturday to seize control of several embassies and government buildings from the Houthis. A video by Yemen's Houthi rebels allegedly shows the slain body of the country's former leader Ali Abdullah Saleh.
In 2017, IATA said airlines hit a new record of over 20,000 city-pair connections, up by 1,351 from 2016. While the momentum may moderate in 2018, e-commerce will likely help underpin global cargo growth.
The error margin is 3.5 points among the sample of 1,110 registered voters and 4.5 points among the sample of 739 likely voters. Forty three percent of those polled said they would vote for Jones while 49 percent will opt for his Republican rival.
On Friday night a sharp or severe frost will develop with icy patches as temperatures fall to between -3 and 0 degrees. Enjoy today's sunny weather: It's going to rain Tuesday , and it might snow a little Saturday.
The Cookie BonBite wraps a cinnamon roll in a chocolate cookie shell, which sounds simultaneously irresistible and disastrous. The Nestle Toll House Cafe is celebrating by offering a FREE chocolate chip cookie to customers at participating locations.
In October, Manafort pleaded not guilty to charges including conspiracy to launder money and conspiracy against the United States. Mueller is investigating Russian attempts to influence the 2016 USA election and any possible collusion by Trump associates.
National Influenza Vaccination Week is a time to highlight the importance of flu vaccine throughout the holiday season and beyond. If you've had your flu shot, doctors say there are signs the vaccine against the main strain is only about 10 percent effective.
Arkansas Focused on Chad Morris in Coaching Search
In his five seasons, Bielema had a 29-34 overall record and was just 11-29 in SEC play after finishing 4-8 (1-7 SEC) this year. The Mustangs improved their win total each year under Morris, with records of 2-10 in 2015, 5-7 last season and 7-5 this year.
HP Envy x2 (Snapdragon 835)
The laptop comes with Qualcomm's X16 LTE modem with speeds up to 1gbps, which is 3-7 times faster than average broadband speeds. Always Connected PCs deliver gigabit experiences on the go, but without compromising on thinness, form factor, or battery life.
Conyers will step down, endorses son to replace him
Conyers told a Detroit radio show this morning that "I am retiring today ", though he is effectively resigning. Right now he is the longest serving member in the House and helped found the Congressional Black Caucus .
December supermoon dazzles in the night sky
Sunday night at its perigee, the moon will be nearly 50,000 kilometers closer than at its apogee, or farthest point. When the moon is at its closest to the Earth, it appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent larger than usual.
Japanese star Ohtani whittles list of potential teams
You could say their odds are now one in seven that Japan's version of Babe Ruth , as Ohtani has been called, will play in Seattle. Shohei Ohtani has reportedly eliminated the team with the second-most money, and widely thought to be a favorite, to sign him.
Scott Frost To Leave UCF For Nebraska
Update: It was only a matter of time before Nebraska confirmed it had hired former quarterback Scott Frost as its new coach. The players expressed excitement about Nebraska's future under Frost, and he shared those same feelings about his new team.
Coaches hail tantalising World Cup draw
Mutko was the Minister of Sport between 2008 and 2016 and is the head of Russia's World Cup organizing committee. Lopetegui is also wary of the rest of Spain's group, pointing to the strengths of Morocco and Iran.
Garrison Keillor Fired After Sexual Assault Allegations
The network said the decision came after learning of allegations of inappropriate behavior with someone who worked with Keillor. Garrison Keillor continued to produce a show after retiring from " A Prairie Home Companion " previous year . "We were friends.