New wildfires in Simi Valley, California are threatening the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

“Ronald Reagan Presidential Library has fires burning on both sides,” CBS 2 reporter DeMarco Morgan tweeted Wednesday morning, with a photo showing the large fire and the lighted library atop the hill.

The library is home to many irreplaceable artifacts from Reagan’s 8 years in the White House, including the plane from his presidency, motorcade vehicles and presidential papers.

Here’s video, via KTLA:


Another photo shows smoke near the historical facility:

The library and surrounding area is under an immediate evacuation order.

Additional firefighting “strike teams” have been called to the library:

The fire is expected to be whipped up by high winds in the area. Reuters reports:

Extraordinarily dry, prolonged Santa Ana winds are predicted to gust through Southern California on Wednesday, prompting strong warnings from meteorologists as residents contend with damaging wildfires.

It was a daunting forecast for firefighters battling a 600-acre (240-hectare) blaze consuming the shrub-covered hills near the Getty Center museum in Los Angeles that has displaced thousands of residents. A new brush fire erupted on Wednesday morning in nearby Simi Valley in Ventura County, prompting officials to order mandatory evacuations in the suburbs around the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

The National Weather Service issued an “extreme red flag” warning for wildfires in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

“I don’t know if I’ve ever seen us use this warning,” forecaster Marc Chenard tells Reuters. “It’s pretty bad.”