UNIVERSAL CITY (CBSLA.com) — A brush fire along the Cahuenga Pass threatened at least one home on Thursday.

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The blaze first started around 2:40 p.m., according to Katherine Main of the Los Angeles City Fire Department.

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Eight fire companies and three helicopters responded to the blaze near the northbound Hollywood (101) Freeway, Main said.

White smoke was seen billowing from the one-acre blaze near Universal City.

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