By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – A 25-acre brush fire threatened some homes Friday in Ventura County between Simi Valley and Chatsworth.

July 31, 2020. (CBSLA)

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Los Angeles city and county crews were assisting Ventura firefighters in the Shirley Fire, which broke out a little before noon on a hillside in the 200 block of West Box Canyon Road, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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At least one home was threatened. Box Canyon Road was closed in the area of Shirley Drive.

L.A County Fire Department helicopters were conducting water drops in the area, which was a mix of rocky and steep terrain.

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No injuries had been reported, and no structures had been damaged, the
LAFD reported.