Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, L.A. City Councilman Mike Bonin and California Gov. Gavin Newsom look at a home along Tigertail Road in Brentwood burned by the Getty fire. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times)
California Gov. Gavin Newsom, from left, with Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti tour a home along Tigertail Road in Brentwood on Tuesday that was burned by the Getty fire. The National Weather Service issued a rare “extreme red flag warning” for Southern California through Thursday evening, saying winds could top 80 mph and be the strongest in more than a decade. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)
Traffic on the 405 Freeway flows as flames roar up a steep hillside near the Getty Center in Los Angeles. The Getty fire has forced evacuations and burned more than 600 acres. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
The Getty fire broke out shortly before 2 a.m. Monday along the 405 Freeway near the Getty Center and spread to the south and west, threatening thousands of homes in Brentwood and other Westside hillside communities. (KTLA)
Firefighters try to save a home from the Getty fire on Tigertail Road in Los Angeles on Monday morning. (Christian Monterrosa/Associated Press)
A firefighting aircraft drops fire retardant on the Getty fire in Mandeville Canyon near the Brentwood Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)
A man walks past a burning home during the Getty fire in Los Angeles on Monday morning. (Christian Monterrosa/Associated Press)
The sun rises over smoke-filled canyons above the Getty Center and a burned home on Tigertail Road as the Getty fire burns in Los Angeles. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)
Firefighters head out for brush work along Sepulveda Boulevard in the Sepulveda Pass as the Getty fire as it burns in Los Angeles. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)
Firefighters try to save a home on Tigertail Road during the Getty fire in Los Angeles on Monday morning. (Christian Monterrosa/Associated Press)
Firefighters work heavy brush along Sepulveda Boulevard in the Sepulveda Pass as the Getty fire burns in Los Angeles. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)
A firefighter sprays down hot spots on a home along the 12000 block of Sky Lane on Monday in Los Angeles. (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times)
From left, Betsy Landis, 90, and her neighbor Nola Hyland, 79, who both evacuated from their homes at the end of Mandeville Canyon, talk with Rochelle Linnetz inside the Westwood Recreation Center on Sepulveda Boulevard that was turned into an evacuation center. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
An L.A. firefighter keeps down flames at a burned home in the 1100 block of Tigertail Road in the Brentwood Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)
Alex Holbrook, a student emergency medical technician at UCLA, talks with Sylvia Snow, 95, inside the Westwood Recreation Center on Sepulveda Boulevard, which was turned into an evacuation center. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
The sun rises over a smoke-filled canyon above the Getty museum as the Getty fire burns in Los Angeles. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)
L.A. Fire Department arson team conducts an investigation near a utility pole of a possible area of origin of the Getty fire along the 1700 block of North Sepulveda Boulevard. (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times)
Barn manager Stephanie Nagler leads a horse named Howie Doin to a horse trailer while helping to evacuate around 120 horses from the Sullivan Canyon Equestrian Community near the intersection of Rivera Ranch Road and Sunset Boulevard in Brentwood. (Mel Melcon / Los Angeles Times)
A helicopter makes a drop on the Getty fire, which was threatening thousands of homes in Brentwood and other hillside communities on the Westside of Los Angeles on Monday morning. (Gray Coronado/Los Angeles Times)
Aerial view of homes shrouded in smoke from the Getty fire. (KTLA)
Barn manager Stephanie Nagler, left, holds a rabbit named Chi Chi while helping to evacuate animals, mostly horses, from the Sullivan Canyon Equestrian Community near the intersection of Riviera Ranch Road and Sunset Boulevard in Brentwood. (Los Angeles Times)
Firefighters work the Getty fire as it burns homes along Tigertail Road in the Brentwood Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)
Los Angeles firefighters mop up after a home was destroyed by the Getty fire along Tigertail Road in Los Angeles. (Gary Coronado/Los Angeles Times)
Firefighters work in heavy brush along Sepulveda Boulevard in the Sepulveda Pass as the Getty fire burns in Los Angeles. (Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times)
A firefighter watches flames approach the Mandeville Canyon neighborhood during the Getty fire on Monday morning. (Christian Monterrosa/Associated Press)
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A few areas were still off-limits, including some parts of Kenter Avenue and Mountaingate Avenue, as firefighters continued to tame the Getty fire.
Red-flag warnings will remain in effect for much of the southern part of the state as strong Santa Ana winds continue.
Forecasters have labeled Santa Ana winds expected Tuesday and Wednesday an “extreme red flag,” warning — a rare term underscoring the potential danger.
The art is still safe, but the Getty Center and the Getty Villa will remain closed because of the threat posed by unusually high winds.
Red-flag warnings in California signal a dry, windy environment ripe for rapid fire growth
Officials fear the strongest winds of the season could prove disastrous for the Getty fire.
As California families flee fire, school days are canceled, routines disrupted and children are suffering mentally, counselors and parents said.
The Getty fire was not the biggest or most destructive. But fires that break out in the Sepulveda Pass and roar up to the rich and famous become more than natural phenomenons.
The Getty fire that sent thousands of Westside residents fleeing was started by a tree branch that fell on power lines, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday evening.
Smoke from the Getty and Kincade fires are polluting the air in California’s two biggest cities, closing schools and adding to disruptions caused by blazes and power outages.
The Getty fire has caused thousands, including LeBron James and Arnold Schwarzenegger, to evacuate their homes. Celebrities sent love Monday to those affected.
The wildfires engulfing California this month have burned some of the same areas where other major fires have destroyed thousands of homes in recent years. But no one at the state level has formally proposed robust limits on home building in areas at risk of wildfire, even though a recent poll show voters support such restrictions.
The historic Eames House, one of L.A.'s most important landmarks of Midcentury Modern architecture, is part of the Getty fire evacuation.
LAX FlyAway passengers in Van Nuys told airport trip could take up to two hours.
Fire weather conditions were fueled by Santa Ana winds. The Southern California winds could reach up to 45 mph Monday.
Getty fire: Westside residents grab their ‘apocalypse bag’ and try to outrun encroaching flames
A pesar de las llamas, los peligros y el tráfico los trabajadores domésticos acuden a trabajar
As the Getty fire rages, the streets were mostly empty in the nearby neighborhood — except for the workers who tend the gardens, clean the hilltop homes and care for the children in one of the city’s most affluent communities.
The Getty fire poses a threat not just with flames but also with smoke, which can damage artworks. But the museum says its paintings are protected.
Firefighters continue to make progress against the Tick fire in Santa Clarita, boosting containment to 78% by Monday morning.
A wind-driven brush fire chewed through hillside communities on the west side of Los Angeles on Monday, burning homes and prompting widespread evacuations.
Un creciente incendio está ardiendo a lo largo de la autopista 405 cerca del Getty Center, lo que provoca órdenes de evacuación obligatorias.
Air quality in the L.A. Basin has worsened along with the Getty fire. Here’s a list of those who should take extra care as air quality deteriorates.
All lanes of the southbound 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass are closed. As alternative routes, consider Coldwater Canyon Avenue, Beverly Glen Boulevard and Laurel Canyon Boulevard.
Students at the Brentwood university campus described a harrowing evacuation process in the early morning hours as the Getty fire exploded nearby.
LeBron James, the Lakers superstar who has two homes in Brentwood, is among the evacuees of the Getty fire that erupted early Monday.