Local

Brush Fire Briefly Threatens Homes In Pacific Palisades

View Comments

PACIFIC PALISADES (AP/CBSLA.com) — Firefighters have gained a handle on a five-acre brush fire that burned near homes in Pacific Palisades.

Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says the fire was reported about 12:30 p.m. Sunday in the 17100 block of Avenida de Santa Ynez.

As of 3 p.m., it was reported to be under control with firefighters focusing in on one spot.

No formal evacuations were issued although fire officials said the fire had burned near homes.

LAFD Spokesperson Brian Humphrey Discusses Brush Fire

knx logo black Brush Fire Briefly Threatens Homes In Pacific Palisades
KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO

Humphrey told KNX 1070 that nearly 100 firefighters both on the ground and in the air were dispatched to the blaze shortly after it erupted. Humphrey also said it had threatened a row of condominiums at the top of the hill.

No injuries were reported, and no structures were damaged.

Humphrey could not immediately say how many homes were threatened by the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,434 other followers