Getty Fire: Evacuation Orders, School and Road Closures, and Shelters

Evacuation Orders:

A brush fire erupted along the 405 Freeway early Monday in the Sepulveda Pass. Here is what you need to know:

  • The mandatory evacuation zone was described by fire officials as a box: Mulholland Drive on the north side, the 405 on the east, Sunset Boulevard on the south and Temescal Canyon Road on the west.
  • An evacuation warning zone was set for west of Temescal Canyon Road, south of Mulholland Drive, north of Sunset Boulevard and east of Topanga Canyon.

Road Closures:

  • 405 N. from Sunset to Mulholland (the off ramps are closed)
  • Full closure of the Southbound 405 from the 101 to Sunset Blvd. (including all on ramps and off ramps)
  • Transitions East and West off the 101 to the Southbound 405 will be closed
  • Southbound PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) from Temescal Canyon is closed

School Closures

  • All Santa Monica and Malibu schools are closed. Crossroads School for Arts & Sciences in Santa Monica, a private school, also is closed.
  • The following LAUSD campuses are closed:
    • University High School Charter
    • Emerson Middle School
    • Revere Middle School
    • Brentwood Elementary
    • Brockton Elementary
    • Canyon Elementary
    • Community Magnet
    • Fairburn Elementary
    • Kentner Elementary
    • Marquez Elementary
    • Palisades Elementary
    • Roscomare Elementary
    • Nora Sterry Elementary
    • Topanga Elementary
    • Warner Elementary
    • Westwood Elementary
  • The following Charter schools are closed:
    • Palisades Charter High School
    • Gateway and Ivy Park campuses of Citizens of the World Charter School
    • Magnolia Science Academy No. 4
    • Magnolia Science Academy No. 6
  • The following university campuses are closed:
    • Santa Monica College cited air quality issues related to the Getty fire in its decision to close the campus Monday. “SMC will continue to monitor conditions and provide updates to college employees, students, and stakeholders as we learn more via college email, the official Twitter account @SMC_edu, and the college website:,” the school said.
    • UCLA announced at 9:30 a.m. it was canceling classes. The university said the Getty fire doesn’t pose an immediate threat to the campus, but noted members of the campus community live in evacuation areas or may be affected by road closures.

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Animal Evacuations:

All of this information was provided by the Los Angeles Fire Department and the Los Angeles Times. For more updated information, please visit