Firefighters battle Creek fire above Sylmar

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About 500 firefighters tackled the blaze near the Bel Air neighborhood where more than 500 homes burned in a 1961 blaze that led to many new fire-safety measures.

Angelenos captured the Brentwood or Skirball fire, one of several southern California wildfires, coming dangerously close to the Getty Center in West Los Angeles during the beginning of the Wednesday morning commute.

Meanwhile, the Creek Fire, which broke out near Sylmar and Lakeview Terrace in Los Angeles - was estimated to have grown to at least 11,377 acres.

The exception to the evacuation order was the Bel Air Crest housing development, which was not threatened, Garcetti said.

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Murdoch lives in the 7,500-square-foot house with his wife Jerry Hall.

The newspaper said evacuations have been ordered in the Sullivan and Mandeville canyon area. Firefighters were battling on the scene, being supported by water-dropping helicopters. "But these are days that show the resiliency of the city", Garcetti said.

A smoke plume from the Skirball fire burning near the 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass is seen Wednesday morning. He joined a chorus of officials urging residents to immediately evacuate if they are told to do so.

"I boxed a bunch of photos, memorial things from dad", he said. Police were diverting traffic away from the on ramps.

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He grabbed some photos, his computer and some artwork, and was planning to stay with his mother-in-law in the interim.

The Creek Fire was reported as a 1,000-acre brush fire at 3:42 a.m. on Tuesday near Gold Creek and Little Tujunga by the Angeles National Forest.

"It is hard to tell where ash or soot from a fire will go, or how winds will affect the level of dust particles in the air, so we ask all individuals to be aware of their immediate environment and take actions to safeguard their health", Gunzenhauser said. Raked by ferocious Santa Ana winds, explosive wildfires northwest of Los Angeles and in the city's foothills burned a psychiatric hospital and scores of homes and other structures Tuesday and forced the evacuation of tens of thousands of people.

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