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Special Coverage: Getty Fire Forces Evacuations in Brentwood, Mandeville Canyon and Pacific Palisades




Firefighters establish a perimeter during the Getty fire.
Firefighters establish a perimeter during the Getty fire.
Christian Monterrosa/AP/Shutters/Christian Monterrosa/AP/Shutters

Today on AirTalk, we bring you updates on the Getty fire as it burns west of the Sepulveda Pass.

The Getty Fire broke out early Monday morning on the west side of the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass. Mandatory evacuations are underway.

Text READY to 888 777 - to receive early warning notifications from the city on the fire.

For more coverage from KPCC and LAist, click here

GUESTS:

Brian Humphrey, public information officer at the Los Angeles Fire Department

Mark Jackson, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Los Angeles 

Jarrett Barrios, CEO of Red Cross Los Angeles Region

John Binder, president of the Upper Mandeville Canyon Association, a property owners association representing approximately 300 families in Upper Mandeville Canyon, which is the area north of 2700 Mandeville Canyon Road

Robert Garrova, KPCC reporter

Mike Bonin, councilmember for the 11th District of the City of Los Angeles, which encompasses Pacific Palisades, Brentwood and other affected neighborhoods west of the 405

Emily Guerin, KPCC reporter

Sharon McNary, KPCC reporter

Char Miller, professor of environmental analysis and history at Pomona College

Marti Witter, fire ecologist for the Santa Monica Mountains Recreational Area, as part of the National Park Service

Ellen Cheng, spokesperson with the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power

Lisa Lapin, vice president of communications for The Getty Center

Paul Koretz, councilmember for the 5th district of the City of Los Angeles, which encompasses communities in the Westside, central-eastern Santa Monica Mountains, and central-southern San Fernando Valley

Jon Keely, fire ecologist and adjunct professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at UCLA

Lorna Esparza, captain with the department of Animal Services West Valley Care Center