Live updates: California fires in Sylmar, Saddleridge and Porter Ranch

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The Saddleridge Fire burning in northern Los Angeles has prompted mandatory evacuations and several school closures.

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) said this morning that they are “closely monitoring the Saddleridge Fire that has prompted evacuations in the Granada Hills and Porter Ranch areas and is affecting the air quality. Los Angeles Unified student transportation services will be delayed throughout the district.”

Here are the schools closed today:

  • Castlebay Lane Charter
  • Danube Avenue Elementary
  • El Oro Way Charter for Enriched Studies
  • Frost Middle School
  • Haskell Elementary STEAM Magnet
  • John F. Kennedy High School
  • Knollwood Preparatory Academy
  • Porter Ranch Community School
  • Rinaldi Adult School
  • Van Gogh Charter

LAUSD added that they “will continue to work closely with our public safety partners to ensure the safety and well being of all students, families, and employees.”