Breaking! WAN Updates Evacuation Information On The Getty Fire In Southern California

Tragically, yet another wildfire is burning in Southern California. Dubbed the Getty Fire, the dynamic blaze started at approximately 1:30am and has already consumed numerous homes in the Los Angeles area, west of the 405 Freeway.

The fire is currently burning on the west side of the Sepulveda Pass, moving in a westward direction by high winds.

More than 10,000 structures are reportedly currently affected.

Mandatory Evacuation Notices:

  • Chautauqua Boulevard down to Pacific Coast Highway

  • Mulholland remains the north border

  • 405 Freeway remains the east border

Evacuation Preparation Warnings:

  • Mulholland to the North

  • Topanga Canyon to the West

  • Sunset to the South

  • Temescal Canyon Road to the East

Evacuation Centers – Small animals allowed

  • Westwood Recreation Center, 1350 South Sepulveda Boulevard

  • Van Nuys, Sherman Oaks Recreation Center, 14201 Huston Street

  • Stoner Recreation Center, 1835 Stoner

  • Palisades Recreation Center, 851 Alma Real Drive

  • Cheviot Hills Recreation Center, 2551 Motor Avenue

Evacuation Center for Animals

  • West Valley Animal Shelter located at 20655 Plummer Street in Chatsworth, 91311

  • West LA Animal Shelter located at 11361 W Pico Boulevard

  • Large animals can be temporarily relocated to Hanson Dam located at 11770 Foothill Boulevard in Lake View Terrace, 91342

Road Closures

  • Per CHP, FULL closure of the Southbound 405 Freeway from the 101 Freeway to Sunset Boulevard. All Southbound traffic will be diverted to the 101 and Easbound/Westbound from 101 closed to Southbound 405. As for Northbound traffic, the offramps at Sepulveda Boulevard, Sunset Boulevard, Moraga Drive, Getty Center Drive, Skirball Center Drive and Mulholland Drive will be closed.

You can help all animals and our planet by choosing compassion on your plate and in your glass. #GoVeg

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