Westworld set burns down in California fire ahead of season 3

A historic filming location for movies and television shows set in the Old West has burned down from the Woolsey wildfire now raging in California.

Most recently, it served as the set for HBO's "Westworld" series for the Main Street scenes. "We do not have any details or photos, but it is our understanding that the structures have burned. Strange" director Scott Derrickson and the historic Paramount Ranch where shows like HBO's "Westworld" and "Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman" were filmed.

As it stands, 75,000 homes have been evacuated as the blaze sweeps though Ventura and Los Angeles, with the mansion used to film The Bachelor also torched down.

KTTV Los Angeles said the Paramount Ranch set had been used for countless movies and TV shows over the years.

ET has reached out to Paramount Ranch for comment.

Aaron Paul talked to ET not too long ago, revealing that the upcoming season would not start its shooting before March or even April!

California is now experiencing a rash of wildfires, with people being forced to evacuate their homes in the northern part of the state and a separate fire impacting those closer to Hollywood, as well. It was acquired by the National Park Service in 1980 but has continued to function as a filming location, serving as a location for the first two seasons of the sci-fi series "Westworld".

The fire ruined buildings at Paramount Ranch, one of the locations used during seasons 1 and 2 of Westworld.

In earlier times, television companies produced "The Cisco Kid" and "Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater" at the town, according to the recreation area's website. Most importantly, our thoughts go out to all those affected by these disgusting fires.

The site just south of the 101 Freeway in Agoura has been the location for famous film and TV shoots since Paramount Pictures leased the ranch in 1927.

He also tweeted resources for horse owners to have their animals evacuated from the Southern California blaze, and called Milano's report that her family and horses had been evacuated "good news".

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