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All LAUSD schools in the Valley will be closed Friday due to fire danger, air quality

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All Los Angeles Unified School District campuses in the San Fernando Valley will be closed Friday due to smoke and fire concerns.

Community, Roscomare, Topanga, Valley View, Wonderland and Elementary schools will also be closed, the district announced.

A number of wildfires are burning in Southern California, including the Easy fire and the Getty fire.

The Valley area was hit by several fires Thursday. The Tick fire that broke out near Santa Clarita burned multiple structures and threatened to rampage through neighborhoods. Smaller fires broke out off the 5 Freeway, and 30 acres burned inside the Sepulveda Basin.

The fires created massive plumes of smoke, and forecasters say the red-flag fire conditions will continue Friday.

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All schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District, Newhall School District and Saugus Union School District will be closed Friday, as will schools in Malibu.


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