Due to a brush fire near the Getty Center, officials announced that all Santa Monica-Malibu schools will be closed Wednesday.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the roughly 50-acre fire broke out near the Brentwood neighborhood around 5 a.m. It has prompted the closure of the northbound 405 as well as mandatory evacuations of the area.
ALL SMMUSD SCHOOLS WILL BE CLOSED TODAY DUE TO NEW FIRE DEVELOPMENTS. Stay safe everyone!
Any district office mgmt who can safely come into work should report to work. We are convening the EOC this morning.
— SMMUSD (@SMMUSD) December 6, 2017
— LAFD West (@LAFDwest) December 6, 2017