The Getty Fire in southern California forced AmaWaterways to close its headquarters Monday, reopening this morning, and a number of airlines have issued new change waivers due to the situation.
In a statement posted to its Facebook page, AmaWaterways said it was forced to close its headquarters, located in Calabasas, on Monday due to service interruptions and evacuations taking place as a result of the wildfires in Los Angeles County. A spokesperson for the river cruise line tells Luxury Travel Advisor that the headquarters had reopened and everything was back to normal as of Tuesday morning.
Windy and dry conditions are expected to persist Tuesday, according to USA Today, which could mean flare-ups for the Getty Fire in the Los Angeles area and the Kincade Fire in Northern California. Gusts could reach as high as 70 mph in the area of the Getty Fire, which is just 5 percent contained, and 50 mph in the area of the Kincade Fire, which has burned 74,000 acres in Sonoma County. That fire has reached 15 percent containment. Local utility PG&E has said it will cut off power to approximately 605,000 customers Tuesday and Wednesday to reduce the risk of further fires.