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Maria And Getty Fires: Latest Evacuations And Closures


LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Maria Fire broke out near Santa Paula in Ventura County Thursday evening, forcing thousands of people to evacuate their homes.

There are also still some evacuations in place for the Getty Fire burning in the Sepulveda Pass.

Here is the latest closures and evacuation information as of Friday morning:


The Maria Fire started on the top of South Mountain, south of Santa Paula just after 6:30 p.m. Thursday. As of Friday night it had burned 10,720 acres and had destroyed three homes.

Mandatory Evacuations:

  • North Boundary: South Mountain Road
  • West Boundary: West Los Angeles Ave
  • East Boundary: Bradley Road
  • South Boundary: Highway 118

— Santa Paula:

  • North Boundary: Highway 126
  • West Boundary: East of Campanula Avenue
  • East Boundary: South 12th Street/South Mountain Road
  • South Boundary: Santa Clara River

Road Closures:

  • South Mountain Road between 12th Street and Balcom Canyon
  • Berylwood Road at Aggen Road
  • West La Loma Road between Center Road and Walnut Avenue
  • Price Road at E. Los Angeles Avenue (Highway 118)
  • Clubhouse Drive at E. Los Angeles Avenue (Highway 118)
  • La Vista Avenue at W. Los Angeles Avenue (Highway 118)

Evacuation Centers:

  • Camarillo Community Center, 1605 Burnley St.
  • Camarillo Animal Shelter, 600 Aviation Drive — Small animals
  • Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd. — Large animals
  • Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real. — Large animals

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The Getty Fire started early Monday morning and burned 12 homes and damaged five more. As of Thursday evening, the fire was 52% contained and had scorched 745 acres. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, 7,091 residences are still considered threatened, 10 residences have been destroyed and 15 residences have been damaged.

Mandatory Evacuations:

  • All evacuations have been lifted.

Road Updates:

  • All roads open.

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Ventura County:

  • Briggs School District
  • Hueneme Elementary School District
  • Mesa Union School District
  • Mupu School District
  • Oxnard Union High School District
  • Santa Clara Elementary School District
  • Santa Paula Unified School District
  • ACE – Camarillo Charter School
  • University Preparation – Camarillo Charter School
  • Dwire School
  • Gateway Community School
  • James Foster School
  • La Mariposa School
  • Las Colinas Middle School
  • Phoenix Airport
  • Phoenix Los Nogales
  • Pleasant Valley Early Childhood Center
  • Ritchen Preschool
  • Sunkist School
  • Triton Academy
  • Williams Preschool
  • Boswell School
  • Penfield School
  • Balboa Middle School
  • Ventura High School

Other Closures:

— The Getty Center and the Getty Villa will remain closed through Friday.

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