Paramount Ranch, site of ‘Westworld,’ destroyed by California wildfire

Paramount Ranch, home to HBO’s popular TV series “Westworld” and countless other movies and television shows, was destroyed Friday by the Woolsey Fire raging through Southern California.

“We are sorry to share the news that the #WoolseyFire has burned Western Town at #ParamountRanch in Agoura,” officials for the National Park Service’s Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area wrote on the unit’s official Twitter account.

“We do not have any details or photos, but it is our understanding that the structures have burned. This area is an active part of the incident and we cannot access it,” they added.

We are sorry to share the news that the #WoolseyFire has burned Western Town at #ParamountRanch in Agoura. We do not have any details or photos, but it is our understanding that the structures have burned. This area is an active part of the incident and we cannot access it. pic.twitter.com/oC4n7KR8ZT

The Woolsey and Hill fires in Southern California prompted evacuation orders for more than 250,000 people this week, including the entire city of Malibu, which is home to some of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities, officials told The Associated Press.

Two people have been killed in the fire, according to the AP.

Officials have not publicly stated a cause for what sparked the Southern California fire, though strong winds have been widely blamed for stoking the fire through the area’s canyon and ridgetop communities, the AP noted.

State officials late Friday announced that at least nine people have died in a separate deadly Northern California blaze, called the Camp Fire.

The historic western town in Agoura Hills, Calif., was also a location for films including “Caught in the Draft” with Bob Hope, “The Lake House” with Sandra Bullock, and TV shows such as “The Mentalist” and “Quickdraw,” according to Variety.  

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