California wildfire burns 1,200 acres northwest of Los Angeles, closes highway

Huge flames light up the coast line the Solimar brush fire that started early Saturday morning in Ventura County

(Reuters) – A wildfire northwest of Los Angeles burned about 1,200 acres of land, forced the closure of parts of a major highway and led to evacuations on Saturday, fire officials said. More than 600 firefighters battled the blaze in the Solimar Beach area of Ventura County, and parts of U.S. Highway 101 had been closed, county fire department officials said at a news conference. No injuries have been reported, fire officials said.

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