The LA Times put together a Google Maps mashup of LA county fires as well as a list of dozens of roads closed (below). Why all the road closures? Because driving through fires is really bad for paint jobs.

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The Station fire has prompted the closure of dozens of roads, from Pasadena and Altadena north to Acton and the Antelope Valley. Following is a list of some of the road closures:

— Sand Canyon Road at Bear Divide

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— Sand Canyon Road at Placerita Canyon Road

— Crown Valley Road at Soledad Canyon Road

— Soledad Canyon Road at California 14

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— Agua Dulce Canyon Road at California 14

— Escondido Canyon Road at California 14

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— Red Rover Mine Road at California 14

— Sierra Highway at California

— Sierra Highway at Vasquez Canyon Road

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— Bouquet Canyon Road at Vasquez Canyon Road

— Sand Canyon Road at Soledad Canyon Road.

— California 2 from La Canada Flintridge north

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— Big Tujunga Canyon Road at Mt. Gleason Avenue

— Little Tujunga Road at the ranger station

The following streets are closed from Loma Alta Drive north:

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— Lincoln Avenue

— Lake Avenue

— Marengo Avenue

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— Fair Oaks Avenue

— Glenrose Avenue

— Olive Avenue

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— Thurin Avenue

— Dabney Street

— Angeles Forest Highway at Aliso Canyon Road

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— California 2 at Big Pines Highway.

Source: CHP, City News Service
[via LA Times Blog]

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