Alongside the pics, the man wrote: 'Sad for the fans of Westworld and shows like Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman as the Paramount Ranch western town set has burned to the ground in the Woolsey Fire'. Now, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area twitter account has announced that the town and its structures have burned down in the Woolsey Fire.
L.A. -based photojournalist John Schreiber also posted photos of the site on Twitter.
When not in use for filming, visitors could stroll through Western Town while hiking or riding through on horseback.
Because the central town of Sweetwater is filmed at Melody Ranch, locations such as the train platform and the Mariposa Saloon have not been affected. The sci-fi drama takes place in Westworld, a theme park filled with life-like robots and meant to act a world of indulgence.
Aaron Paul talked to ET not too long ago, revealing that the upcoming season would not start its shooting before March or even April! Sadly, all of that vibrant Hollywood history has been burned to ash by the wildfire. "Amazed the church is still standing".
In a statement released via ET, HBO addressed the fire problem: 'Paramount Ranch was one of the locations that were used during seasons 1 and 2 of Westworld, in addition to the main location at Melody Ranch, Santa Clarita. 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. Most importantly, our thoughts go out to all those affected by these disgusting fires.
Paramount Ranch was purchased by the titular studio in the late 1920s and served as foreign locales for directors and actors like Cecil B. Demille, Bob Hope, and Gary Cooper, according to the official website.
Many stars have been forced to evacuate as a result of the wildfire, including the Kardashian family, Alyssa Milano, Melissa Etheridge, Rainn Wilson and Guillermo del Toro.
The fire had grown to more than 14,000 acres and jumped the 101 Freeway in Agoura despite firefighters' best efforts Friday morning, KTLA reported.