USPS delivery resumes in #GettyFire areas

From USPS: All mail is being delivered to all areas affected by the fire in Brentwood and residents no longer have to go to Barrington station to pick up their mail.

#GettyFire Evacuations Lifted

ALL EVACUATION ORDERS HAVE BEEN LIFTED

SIZE: 745 acres

CONTAINMENT: 66%

SITUATION: Firefighters performed mop up and patrol throughout the night extinguishing any remaining hot spots inside the fire perimeter. Additional information can be found at https://www.lafd.org/news/getty-fire

Brentwood Community Council: Getty Fire Update

Thank you for the the tremendous amount of support, information and generosity to neighbors during a very long, tough day.

Here is an update as of 730PM.

Many thanks

Michelle Bisnoff – Chair – BCC

#GETTYFIRE – UPDATE: As of 10/28/19 at 6:15AM SIZE: 400 acres. MANDATORY EVACUATIONS ORDERED

South of Mullholland
North of Sunset
West of the 405
East of Temescal Canyon

Please go to https://www.lafd.org/news/getty-fire for the latest details, INCLUDING EVACUATION ZONES:

LAUSD School Closures are at https://bit.ly/2pnUq1d

FIRE DANGER: October 22, 2019

Dear Friends,

Yesterday, we got lucky.

Within 15 minutes of ignition, a brush fire that started near Palisades Drive raged up a canyon hillside, coming within feet of damaging homes. If it were not for favorable winds, brave firefighters working tirelessly, and homeowners who did an exceptional job of clearing brush away from their backyards, yesterday’s Palisades Fire very likely could have been a catastrophe.

The fire danger is actually higher today than it was yesterday, and it will get even worse later this week. High heat, low humidity, and intensifying winds are a recipe for disaster, and today’s fire conditions have been classified as “EXTREME” by the Los Angeles Fire Department. Our communities must remain vigilant in order to protect our neighborhoods while fire risk s elevated.

I am urging everyone in Pacific Palisades, Brentwood, and other neighborhoods at high risk of fires to take the following precautions:

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Subscribe to alerts directly from LAFD at https://www.lafd.org/alerts. This will provide more detailed information on a fire.

Review and follow LAFD’s Ready, Set, Go protocols. You can see a video, learn about a family escape plan, and more at https://www.lafd.org/safety/education/ready-set-go

Be prepared to leave quickly. If a wildfire threatens your neighborhood, act immediately. Back your vehicle into the driveway with the hood (front) facing the street. Next, roll up the windows, and load your vehicle with everything you want to take with you. Make certain your valuables are either in your vehicle or are safely stored in a (fireproof) safe.

Leave early if LAFD issues a voluntary evacuation. Shelter in place if LAFD recommends sheltering in place.

Leave immediately when a mandatory evacuation is ordered by LAFD or other authorities

Please do not use fire roads unless directed to do so specifically by LAFD or proper authorities. During Monday’s fire, some people used a fire road and drove into an evaluation area, putting themselves and first responders at risk.

When evacuation orders are lifted, please be patient with our first responders. LAFD and LAPD will establish escorts and there will still be firefighters and police officers in the area with equipment. The pace of returns to evacuation areas is dictated by the need to keeping you, your family, and first responders safe.

On Monday, LAFD was assisted by LAPD, CAL FIRE, Los Angeles County Fire Department, fire departments from neighboring cities, various city agencies, the MRCA, the Red Cross, volunteers from the CERT program, and many more. Keeping our families and our neighborhoods safe is a team effort, and following the recommendations above will make sure we all do our part.

Thank you for your vigilance and for your partnership in keeping our communities safe.

Regards,

MIKE BONIN
Councilmember, 11th District

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How To Help Victims Of California Wildfires

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PATCH Beverly Hills provides a list of service providers to help those in need:
How To Help Victims Of California Wildfires

Wildfire is a serious threat to lives, property and natural resources in California.

Ready for Wildfire

This document presents actions you can take to defend your property.

Don’t think you live in a wildfire zone?  Think again!!  At the very least,

  • Keep working fire extinguishers on hand.
  • Install smoke alarms on each level of your home and in bedrooms. Test them monthly and change the batteries twice a year.  HINT: Choose a memorable date such as your anniversary
  • Replace the entire smoke alarm every 10 years.  Free smoke alarms are available from the Los Angeles Fire Department or  MySAFE: LA