Sheriff's press conference:
More than 2,400 acres burned, 35 houses lost. Burned homes are on Seabreeze Road, in the Malibu Bowl neighborhood, and in Latigo Canyon.
Fire started on a dirt road near the Castro Peak Motor Way, where residents reported hearing a loud and boisterous party.
* Alternate reports cite a downed power pole.
Battle lines have been drawn to keep the fire south of the southern-most tunnel on Kanan Road, and east of Kanan Road itself.
About 1,700 firefighters from throughout the county - a crew from Montebello just rolled by - are fighting the blaze.
Evacuation centers: Agoura High School (28545 West Driver Avenue in Agoura Hills) and Channel Islands High School (1400 Raiders Way in Oxnard.)