The second alarm fire, dubbed the Oak Fire, ignited before 9 a.m. along the eastbound side of the freeway by Las Virgenes Road. The blaze has burned at least 10 acres of heavy brush and was moving uphill, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Good news on the Oak Fire at 101 and Las Virgenes. The fire is out. No structures lost. Nobody hurt. Be alert, stay prepared. Conditions can change quickly. Go to https://t.co/AV8cNVEROt and get emergency notifications on your mobile phone.— City of Calabasas (@CityofCalabasas) October 28, 2019
Two lanes of the eastbound side were closed, as well as the off-ramps at Las Virgenes, according to the California Highway Patrol.
🔥OAK FIRE🔥Per @LACoFD_DivVII, the forward progress of the fire in Calabasas near 101 Fwy and Las Virgenes has stopped. The fire is holding at 10 acres. The fwy ramps at Las Virgenes are closed, however, the 101 remains open in both directions. #oakfire— CHP - West Valley (@CHPWestValley) October 28, 2019
Meanwhile, a much larger brush fire continued to consume over 500 acres along the 405 Freeway near the Getty Center Museum, which has destroyed several homes and forced hundreds of mandatory evacuations.