SYLMAR ( — Authorities Sunday were responding to a small brush fire in the Sylmar area.

The fire erupted just after 11:30 a.m. in the 11200 block of Dominca Avenue, and was burning into the Angeles National Forest.

Firefighters report that the blaze was burning in approximately 15-18 acres of light to medium brush with the potential of burning 30 acres.

The fire was heading uphill with winds at 9 miles per hour.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department, in conjunction with the Los Angeles City Fire Department were responding to the blaze.

At least one water-dropping helicopter has been deployed to the scene.

No injuries have been reported.


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