Skirball Fire: Everything You Need To Know About Evacuations, Burn Maps & More

An example of firefighters at work

An example of firefighters at work

A wildfire broke out around 4:52 A.M. PT on December 6 near the Skirball Center and Getty Center in the Sepulveda Pass of Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Daily News. List of evacuations, closures near Sylmar, Kagel Canyon and surrounding areas More than 800 firefighters from different agencies and more than 50 engines were assisting in the fire fight.

North winds of 8 to 14 miles per hour and a relative humidity in the low 20's caused the fire to spread rapidly to the south. This is now the fifth fire burning in the region.

ABC 7 reported 350 firefighters from 52 engine companies were stationed at the scene, supported by helicopters making water drops and six fixed-wing aircrafts.

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The exception to the evacuation order was the Bel Air Crest housing development, which was not threatened, Garcetti said. Earlier in the morning, authorities ordered evacuations along Casiano Road, Moraga Drive and Linda Flora Drive.

All lanes of the freeway were shut down in the area in both directions as the morning rush hour got under way, causing massive traffic delays on both sides of the main artery between the San Fernando Valley and West Los Angeles.

West Los Angeles neighborhoods are connected by the Santa Monica Mountains, known to hikers and Angelenos as the "backbone".

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The second major fire began Tuesday morning in Los Angeles County and quickly enveloped more than 4,000 acres.

If the fire crosses the 405 freeway, it will hit one of the highest priced residential areas of Brentwood, she added.

About 9 a.m., the southbound freeway was reopened, but some onramps and offramps remained closed in the area, as was a section of Mulholland Drive, the CHP reported.

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Burnt out remains of homes in the Bel-Air section of LA, destroyed by wildfires in 1961 during the dry season.

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