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SoCal fires: Updates on Skirball, Thomas, Creek and other fires




Firefighters battle a wildfire as it burns along a hillside near homes in Santa Paula, California, on December 5, 2017.
Firefighters battle a wildfire as it burns along a hillside near homes in Santa Paula, California, on December 5, 2017.
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A brush fire broke out along the 405 Freeway at Mulholland Drive shortly before 5 a.m. on Wednesday, burning uphill through homes and threatening the Getty Center.

The Skirball fire is the latest to join a list of wildfires raging in Southern California since yesterday.

Join AirTalk for extended three-hour coverage with reporters, city officials, resident call-ins and more.

Guests:

Priska Neely, KPCC reporter at the site of the Skirball Fire

Sharon McNary, KPCC reporter at the site of the Thomas Fire

Michelle Faust, KPCC health reporter giving the latest updates on air quality

Meghan McCarty Carino, KPCC commuting and mobility reporter

Libby Denkmann, KPCC reporter who was covering the Creek fire yesterday

Emily Guerin, KPCC reporter who was covering the Thomas fire yesterday

Adolfo Guzman-Lopez, KPCC reporter at the site of the Skirball Fire

Jill Replogle, KPCC reporter at the site of the Thomas Fire

Rich Macklin, public information officer for the Ventura County Fire Department

Siara Lund, California Highway Patrol local division public information officer

Mark Bischoff, public information officer for Caltrans District 7

Nicole Ganley, a spokeswoman for the western region of the Property Casualty Insurers Assn. of America

Tom Pierce, a fire investigator with Pierce Fire Investigations based in Bakersfield

Cariann Turbeville, veterinarian and professor of clinical science at Washington State University's College of Veterinary Medicine