‘Westworld’ Western Town Set Burns Down in Woolsey Fire

‘Westworld’ Western Town Set Burns Down in Woolsey Fire

Western structures at Paramount Ranch in Agoura, Calif. was among the damage seen Friday from the Woolsey fire, which sparked Thursday night and so far has engulfed 10,000 acres and forced evacuations. Most recently, it was used as a location for the first and second seasons of HBO's Westworld.

Westworld seasons one and two are currently available to stream on NOW TV.

The Agoura Hills set that was used in "Westworld" has been destroyed. The Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation area shared the news on Twitter on Friday. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, the network said, "Westworld is not now in production, and as the area has been evacuated, we do not yet know the extent of the damage to any structures remaining there".

Still, the Woolsey fire has reportedly devastated the Paramount location used for many Hollywood productions over the years, including Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman.

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Photojournalist John Schreiber of KCBS 2 and KCAL 9 tweeted photos showing some of the destroyed buildings.

"This is eerie. So sad for the history lost. Amazed the church is still standing".

Partly set in Western-themed park wherein tourists live out their fantasies or darkest desires, Westworld has filmed the Main Street scenes at the historic Western town area at Paramount Ranch. The network said that the show, which has been renewed for a third season, wasn't in production and that it doesn't yet know the extent of the damage, according to the news agency.

"We are sorry to share the news that the #WoolseyFire has burned Western Town at #ParamountRanch in Agoura", wrote the account in a post that included a picture of the ranch before the fire. In addition to Malibu, nearby Westlake Village is also under mandatory evacuation; multiple homes have burned already in Westlake Village and Oak Park. HBO said it did not know the extent of the damage and expressed concern for "all those affected by these awful fires".

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