Published Dec 6, 2017 at 5:57 AM | Updated at 5:07 PM PST on Dec 7, 2017
An early morning fire eating up the hillside next to the 405 Freeway and near the Getty Center shut down lanes Wednesday. The fire, dubbed the Skirball Fire, was reported early Wednesday morning.
Reports of drivers stopping and turning around to go in the other direction were coming in as the fire threatened homes.
The winding roads led to serious access issues as firefighters attempted to protect homes.
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