The Woolsey Fire just started yesterday, November 8, and was the smallest of the day’s three larger fires, including the Camp Fire and theHill Fire. Now it’s grown to 8,000 acres according to CAL FIRE — larger than the Hill Fire which stands at 6,000 acres — and it’s 0 percent contained as of 8:40 a.m. The fire jumped a highway and has led to numerous evacuations.

Here are more details about the fire and evacuations in Ventura County and Los Angeles areas, including Malibu and the Pacific Palisades.

Woolsey Fire Map, Size & Location

The Woolsey Fire began Thursday afternoon as a “smaller” fire in Simi Valley near the Rocketdyne facility in Santa Susana Pass, ABC 7 reported. It was close enough that you could see it near the Hill Fire in aerial photos yesterday:

#HillFire bottom #WoolseyFire top

— Anvilhead (@Anvilhead8) November 8, 2018

The Woolsey Fire has grown because of strong winds in Santa Ana. The winds only died down for about 30 minutes early this morning and then picked up again, 10 News reported.

Here’s an interactive map of the Woolsey and Hill Fires. Click on the link in the tweet to see the interactive part of the fire map:

Friday 11/9 interactive map for #WoolseyFire and #HillFire. For fire weather forecast, note zone number, click map, follow link. Search the popup for your zone number. Need map help? Click “Map tips” upper left corner. Open #GISsurfer map: #GeoSpatial

— Joseph Elfelt (@MappingSupport) November 9, 2018

Another look at the two fires:

Friday 11/9 interactive map for #WoolseyFire and #HillFire. Satellite hotspot data is always at least 3hrs old! Map has GIS layers you can turn on/off and restack. Need help? Click “Map tips” upper left corner. Open #GISsurfer map: #GeoSpatial

— Joseph Elfelt (@MappingSupport) November 9, 2018

Evacuations for the fire were expanded after the Woolsey Fire jumped the 101 Freeway near Chesebro, LA County Fire reported.

#WhoolseyFire *URGENT SAFETY MESSAGE* Fire has jumped the 101 fwy near Chesebro and is headed to Ocean Mandatory Evacuations, 101 Fwy to the coast between Las Virgenes Cyn /Malibu Cyn Rd. to the LA County line. Imminent threat! Malibu lakes residents must leave area immediately.

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Woolsey Fire Map: Size, Location, & Evacuation Details for Malibu & Ventura County Fire

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