Stephen Ruda

Retired battalion chief at the LA Fire Department

Retired battalion chief at the LA Fire Department

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Officials say the Getty Fire is 5% contained as of Tuesday morning, after more than 1,100 firefighters have been working on it since early Monday.

Understanding wildfire ‘containment’

Officials say the Getty Fire is 5% contained as of Tuesday morning, after more than 1,100 firefighters have been working on it since early Monday.

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