Fire again forces Westmont students from campus : As many as 600 evacuate campus as school year draws to an end

Just as Westmont College was finishing off the school year that saw several campus structures destroyed in the Tea Fire, this week’s Jesusita Fire forced as many as 600 students from the campus on Friday. Fire officials extended the mandatory evacuation zone to include the Westmont campus Friday morning — the day after students completed their finals, said Westmont spokesman Scott Craig. The campus is usually home to about 1,000 students, but with testing finished, many had already left for summer. more

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