WESTLAKE VILLAGE (CBSLA.com) — Dozens of firefighters made quick work of a brush fire Thursday in Westlake Village, authorities said.
The five-acre fire was reported around 11:50 a.m. near East Potrero Road and Pixton Street, according to Ventura County Fire Capt. Mike Lindberry.READ MORE: Retailers Left In Fear After Recent Rash Of Smash-And-Grab Robberies
About 130 VCFD and Cal Fire firefighters were on scene, Lindberry said.READ MORE: Suspicious Vehicle In Beverly Hills Prompts Response From Bomb Squad
Crews had the fire out sometime around 12:45 p.m., authorities said.
The blaze began as a small spot fire that quickly ran up a nearby hill in thick brush near some homes, according to Lindberry.MORE NEWS: Three Injured In Hyde Park Shooting, Two Reported To Be In Critical Condition
No evacuations were ordered.