Umansky laid out the real estate still at risk: If the fire reaches Moraga Drive and Linda Flora Drive, it might take out some very expensive homes.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was working to evacuate residents near the area of Lopez Canyon and Kagel Canyon, according to LA County Fire.
She said that she would evacuate in accordance with the latest development of the blaze and the change of wind direction because her house is at the foot of the hill and vegetation is exiguous around.
This area is very close to Riviera, which is just south of Sunset in the Pacific Palisades area just west of Brentwood.
The fast-moving brush fire started around 5am local time on Wednesday near the Getty Center.
Wind-driven fires have raced through California communities for the second time in two months, leaving hundreds of homes feared lost and uprooting tens of thousands of people.
The fire was burning in the Hollywood Hills near the exclusive Bel Air neighborhood.
The fire is northeast of the Getty Center and east of the San Diego Freeway.
Skirball Fire Threatens Bel Air Homes
Parts of Murdoch's sprawling Los Angeles estate fell victim to wildfires that spread through the ritzy neighbourhood of Bel-Air on Wednesday, according to news reports. Fire crews in the area were starting to see some structural damage, he added.
Southern California faces another day of horrifying fire and destruction as the devastating Skirball fire moves west toward Los Angeles.
A wind-whipped wildfire raged on Wednesday into a wealthy Southern California neighborhood, destroying at least four homes, threatening dozens more and scorching a building at a winery owned by billionaire media mogul Rupert Murdoch.
The fire had burned about 50 acres and is quickly spreading, Stewart said. That blaze, which began on Monday, had charred more than 50,000 acres, they said. More than 350 firefighters from 52 engine companies were deployed to the scene, supported by helicopters that were making water drops, said LAFD Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas. 'If the winds pick up, we will face quite a challenge'.
Some 1,000 firefighters battled to save homes, with one suffering a minor injury, Welsbie said.
Gov. Jerry Brown declared the county a disaster area due to the out-of-control blazes. Classes were canceled at all schools in the Ventura Unified School District on Wednesday.
SCE has made the early assessment that given the origin of both the Thomas and Creek Fires, and the continuing performance of the electric utility system, "there is no indication that the company' facilities were a source of these fires". 4 structures confirmed destroyed, may be up to 6.This all according to Los Angeles Mayor.