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Getty Fire: Evacuations And Closures


BRENTWOOD (CBSLA) – The Getty Fire broke out early Monday morning in the Sepulveda Pass west of the 405 Freeway and grew to 618 acres. Thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate.

Here are the latest evacuations and closures:

Mandatory Evacuations:

The borders of the Mandatory Evacuation (RED) Zone are with the exception of the Mountain Gate community:

  • Temescal Canyon Road is the West border
  • Sunset Boulevard is the South border
  • Mulholland Drive is the North border
  • 405 Freeway is the East border

Evacuation Warnings:

The borders of the Evacuation Preparedness (YELLOW) Zone include the Mountain Gate community and:

  • Topanga Canyon is the West border
  • Sunset Boulevard is the South border
  • Mulholland Drive is the North border
  • Temescal Canyon Road is the East border

Evacuation Centers (small animals welcome):

  • Palisades Recreation Center (851 Alma Real Drive**
  • Westwood Recreation Center (1350 South Sepulveda Boulevard)  **
  • Van Nuys / Sherman Oaks Recreation Center  (14201 Huston Street)
  • Stoner Recreation Center (1835 Stoner Avenue)
  • Cheviot Hills Recreation Center (2551 Motor Avenue)

     As of 4pm Monday, the Palisades and Westwood Centers have transitioned into shelters, with overnight sleeping arrangements and food. The remaining sites (Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks, Stoner and Cheviot Hills) will remain open until 8pm  and then close for the evening.

Animal Evacuation Centers

Road Closures:

As of 7:06 p.m. Monday, the southbound 405 was open from the 101 to Sunset Blvd. Off-ramps were still closed. For real-time information on local freeway and State Highway status and lane closures, visit Caltrans QuickMap or call 1-800-427-7623.

Parking Restrictions:

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, the City of Los Angeles will be activating red flag parking restrictions.

Monday School Closures:

— ALL schools in the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District are closed Monday. SMMUSD schools and district offices were expected to reopen Tuesday.
— Palisades Charter High School
— University High School Charter
— Emerson Middle School
— Revere Middle School
— The following elementary schools: Brentwood, Brockton, Canyon, Community Magnet, Fairburn, Kentner, Marquez, Palisades, Roscomare, Nora Sterry, Topanga, Warner and Westwood.
— Mount Saint Mary's has evacuated its Chalon campus in Brentwood.
— Berkeley Hall School, Curtis School, Milken Community Schools, Mirman School, Westland School, Wise School and Bel Air Preschool

Tuesday School Closures:

— LAUSD schools that were closed on Monday will remain closed on Tuesday. Transportation services to and from these schools will also be cancelled. School officials say absences will not be counted against a student's record. Updates are available via
— Le Lycée Français de Los Angeles - Pacific Palisades campus
— Mount St. Mary's University undergraduate classes
— Brentwood School (East Campus, 100 S. Barrington Place, and West Campus, 12001 Sunset Blvd.)

Power Outages:

— 500 customers in the area of the Getty Fire were without power as of 8 p.m. Monday

Other Closures:

— The Getty Center and Getty Villa will remain closed Tuesday.

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