Inside L.A.s High-End Getty Fire Evacuation Center

Around 3:30 a.m. Monday, a tech company recruiter named Peter Locke woke up to a phone call. Locke is an older man with bushy white eyebrows, bushier sideburns, and a warm, low voice. He lives in the upper reaches of Mandeville Canyon, a long, narrow strip north of Los Angeles, east of Westridge Canyonback Wilderness Park, and right in the middle of a Theres an evacuation order. I just grabbed whatever I could: the backup for my computer, a cellphone, a few dollars, some papers, my wallet, thats it. I barely had time to put on clothes. It was early Monday morningthe middle of the night. Just hours before Lockes call, a strong wind had knocked a tree branch into …