Firefighters are scrambling to contain the flames in the Getty Fire as high winds are predicted to whip Santa Ana tonight and threaten to expand the inferno. The fire, which is the latest blaze to decimate California, ignited on Monday in LA’s wealthiest neighborhoods just after 1.30am along the 405 Freeway and quickly spread to scorch 658 acres as of Tuesday afternoon, triggering a mass evacuation for 20,000 residents. About 1,100 firefighters were summoned to Los Angeles County to fight the flames overnight, desperately spraying the Brentwood area. But as of early Tuesday the inferno is just 5% contained. Firefighters are working around the clock to subdue the flames before the Santa Ana gusts, also known as ‘devil winds’, hit Tuesday night into Thursday with vicious 70mph blasts that could easily spread the fire. The Getty Fire is just one of 17 devastating wildfires burning across California as of Tuesday, razing more than 94,000 acres of land. The fires have sent tens of thousands of locals fleeing, left millions without power, and turned the ocean in Malibu pink with fire retardant. Celebrities are standing up to support California firefighters as they tackle the state’s catastrophic fires. Actor John Cena, who… Read full this story
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