Firefighters across the city of Los Angeles will no longer water grass at fire stations in an effort to fight the drought, authorities announced Thursday.
Ontario Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the scene at Roswell and Walnut avenues at approximately 1:20 p.m.
A Glendora couple who scaled back watering due to drought received a letter from the city warning that they could face fines if they don’t get their brown lawn green again.
The fire near the unoccupied Fred D. Nellis School was reported to be as large as one acre around 2:30 p.m. according to fire officials.
Firefighters were working Friday afternoon to contain a small grass fire in Glendale, authorities said.
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Fire danger in the Angeles National Forest has been increased from “high” to “very high” over the Labor Day weekend, according to the U.S. Forest Service.