Fire in Malibu *

Residents smelled smoke at about 3:30 a.m. Fire started in Corral Canyon, then swiftly spread wests due to strong winds, which have since died down.

Mandatory evacuations from Corral Canyon to Point Dume. PCH shut down. No wind now, plenty of fire trucks and aircraft.

Photos at Here in Malibu.

* LA Times has the info here.

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