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Evacuation Center for Palos Verdes Fire [Updated]

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As a fast moving fire moves through Rancho Palos Verdes, already burning at least two homes, Palos Verdes Peninsula High School has been set as the evacuation center, according to Vanessa Bezic, a journalist, on Twitter. The school is located at 21178 Silver Spur Road in Rolling Hills Estates. The fire began around 8 p.m. around Portuguese Bend and other areas, the LA Times reported. UPDATE, 11:06 p.m.: "Large animal evacs Ernie J. Howlett Park in Rolling Hills Estates," reports LATimesFires on Twitter. UPDATE, 11:28 p.m.: Evacuated streets are Portuguese Bend, Amber Sky Drive and Crest Road.