BEL AIR (CBSLA) — The Skirball fire in Bel Air is now 85 percent contained, authorities said Sunday.

The blaze broke out in the Sepulveda Pass and Bel Air areas five days ago, scorching 422 acres and destroying at least four homes.

All evacuation orders for this fire have been lifted.

At its peak, the fire caused the closure of the Getty Center and the nearby Skirball Center, both of which reopened Friday.

City News Service reported that the fire burned in the same general area as the devastating Bel Air fire of 1961, which had destroyed about 500 homes.

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