Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for the area near Topanga Canyon due to the Palisades Fire with other residents on standby to leave, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
The area affected, at Topanga State Park in the Santa Monica Mountains, is approximately 20 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. By Sunday afternoon, the fire had burned 1,325 acres and remained at 0% containment, the fire department said on Twitter.
About 1,000 people evacuated from their homes Sunday morning as a result of the fire, according to Los Angeles City Fire Public Information Officer David Ortiz.
Two zones, identified as 4 and 6, of the department’s tactical map have been ordered to evacuate, according a tweet from the Los Angeles County Fire Department Saturday night.
Zone 4 includes everything east of Topanga Canyon between the Community House and View Ridge. Zone 6 is everyone north of Entrada, south of Oakwood and east of Henry Ridge, it said.