Fire at Tierra Rejada and Sunset Valley Roads near Moorpark knocks out Power

store arial,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>A fire broke out at 3:28PM near the corner of Tierra Rejada and Sunset Valley Roads, just outside the city of Moorpark.  Ventura County Fireline: http://firelineweb.ventura.org/

It appears to have started with a down power line in what is a drainage ditch running along Tierra Rejada Road.  Police blocked eastbound traffic, diverting it onto Moorpark Road.  The homes behind the gated communities in the hills above Tierra Rejada have lost power, along with rural businesses along the route.  Two thousand two hundred Southern California Edison customers have been affected.

At the time of this publication restoration of power is unknown. Please check SCE: Outage Map Outage Number: 760500

 

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Plants at Sterling Nursery were damaged by the fire

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The blaze was quickly put out at the area sprayed with fire retardant foam

 

 

Photo Credits: Citizen Journal Staff

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