A large bush fire burning near the Getty Center in Los Angeles prompted an evacuation of employees and visitors of the museum on Wednesday as firefighters tried to stop it.
More than 150 firefighters and four water-dropping helicopters were battling the fire that began about 1:00 p.m. PST , the L.A. Times reports.
The fire had burned 10 acres and was moving north by 1:37 p.m. PST, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott, the paper noted. No structures are immediately threatened at this time, he added.
Live streaming video of the scene by KTLA channel showed huge columns of smoke in the area and helicopters going to the ocean to take water to later drop above the fire area.