More than 400 firefighters worked to put out the flames at the Hollywood, Universal Studios backlot, which destroyed various soundstages and a streetscape depicting New York City.

The cause of fire that is under investigation has claimed tens of millions in damage including completely destroying the King Kong exhibit, "Back to the Future," "The War of the Worlds," "Ben-Hur" and "Psycho movie sets, as well as the set of "Desperate Housewives."

[source: theage]