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Getty Fire Assistance Center To Open For Affected Residents, All Evacuations Lifted

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An assistance center for residents affected by the Getty Fire in the Sepulveda Pass is set to open Sunday.

The center will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday and noon to 8 p.m. Monday at the Westwood Recreation Center, 1350 S. Sepulveda Blvd.

Residents can get assistance on topics such as replacing records lost in a fire, filing insurance claims and applying for disaster assistance, as well as information on property cleanup, repair and rebuilding.

The Getty Fire started early Monday morning and burned 12 homes and damaged five more.

As of Friday evening, the fire was 74% contained and had scorched 745 acres. The last of the evacuations were lifted Friday morning — all residents were able to return home and all streets were opened.

The Getty Fire destroyed 10 homes and damaged 15 others.

(© Copyright 2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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