WHITTIER (CBSLA.com) — Firefighters battled a small grass fire Thursday in Whittier, authorities said.
The fire near Fred D. Nellis School at 11850 Whittier Boulevard was reported to be as large as five acres around 3:20 p.m. and was 50 percent contained, according to Los Angeles County Fire.READ MORE: How To Watch The 2021 Primetime Emmy Awards
Some residences were being evacuated, Whittier Police said.READ MORE: Man Struck Multiple Times In Daylight Shooting In Riverside
The school grounds were unoccupied and have not function for several years, according to police.
No other information was immediately available.MORE NEWS: Emmys Vow A Good Time After Bleak Year; 'Crown' May Rule
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