Multiple fires are raging in Southern California. A series of Santa Ana wind-driven wildfires have destroyed hundreds of structures, forced thousands to flee and smothered the region with smoke in what officials predicted would be a pitched battle for days.

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L.A. Unified offering free meals Friday and Saturday to students affected by wildfires

Los Angeles Unified school officials are opening several centers where students affected by wildfires can pick up free meals. 

Meals will be available between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the following locations: 

  • Byrd Middle School, 8501 Arleta Ave. in Sun Valley 
  • Reseda High School, 18230 Kittridge St. in Reseda
  • Palms Middle School, 10860 Woodbine St. in Los Angeles

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