Mandatory evacuation zones have been expanded for those close to the #GettyFire.
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The Getty fire broke out along the 405 Freeway near the Getty Center and was spreading to the south and west.
Mandatory evacuation zone was set for west of the 405 from Mandeville Canyon Road to Sunset Boulevard. Mount St. Mary’s University was also being evacuated.
“The fire was threatening some of Los Angeles’ most affluent neighborhoods...Lakers star LeBron James, who said on Twitter: “Had to emergency evacuate my house and I’ve been driving around with my family trying to get rooms. No luck so far!”
Fire off 405 Freeway threatens thousands of homes; structures burn, widespread evacuations ordered - Los Angeles Times
The west side of Los Angeles is burning. The Getty is probably safe from what’s being called the Getty fire (it has an elaborate system of firebreaks) but Mount St. Mary’s is evacuated and surrounded by flames.
We’ve shut offices today to keep staff off roads & home working. All are safe. Lots of people asking. Thank you. Winds expected all week. Will watch closely.
terrible, thinking of friends in LA: Getty fire off 405 Freeway has destroyed several homes; evacuations underway, - #CaliforniaFires
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And then there's this new wildfire in Los Angeles: the Getty Fire, already forcing at least 20,000 people to evacuate