Firefighters in Ventura County have responded to a wildfire burning between the communities of Simi Valley and Moorpark Wednesday morning.
The Easy Fire was reported around 6:15 a.m. near the 118 Freeway and Madera Street, according to Ventura County officials. The fire had burned about 200 acres as of 7:50 a.m., according to Ventura County fire officials.
Los Angeles County said some of its firefighters and aircraft were also responding to the blaze, which was burning west along the 23 Freeway, pushed by strong northeast winds.
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