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Sesnon Fire Update: High Winds Cause Fire to Jump Sesnon

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According to CBS2 News, at 1:30 this morning the Sesnon fire jumped Sesnon Boulevard, "a major artery" for evacuations and firefighting efforts, and is heading towards homes in Granada Hills. As of 4:30 this morning, approximately 18 structures have burned, 8 or 9 of those were homes. The fire is burning on three fronts, and embers continue to ignite new fires. The most dramatic footage is east of Reseda around Sesnon.

The most recent LAFD news alert was at 12:05 am this morning

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CURRENT SIZE: 5000+ acres CURRENT CONDITION/CONTAINMENT: Active Wildfire. The blaze has moved southwest from point of origin, jumped the Santa Susana Pass (State Route 118) and is continuing southwest. The fire is wind-driven south of SR118 and topography-driven north of SR118. A containment statement has not been issued.

Transportation information after jump