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Brush Fire Threatens Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley

A brush fire threatened the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, on Wednesday as the state continues to battle wildfires across the state.

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A new wildfire erupted Wednesday in wind-whipped Southern California, forcing the evacuation of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and nearby homes, as both ends of the state struggled with blazes, dangerously gusty weather and deliberate blackouts.

The brush fire broke out just before dawn in the Simi Valley area north of Los Angeles and grew to more than 400 acres (162 hectares), Ventura County officials said. They gave no immediate estimate of how many people were ordered to leave.

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