GLENDALE (CBSLA) — Multiple homes were briefly evacuated in Glendale and some power was temporarily shut off after a brush fire broke out Tuesday afternoon.
The flames were first reported at 2:16 p.m. near Brand Park, at the bottom of the Verdugo Mountains, according to Glendale city spokeswoman Eliza Papazian.READ MORE: Flower Shortage Drives Up Costs This Mother's Day
Shortly before 3 p.m., the fire had spread to eight acres, Papazian said.
By 4:06 p.m., forward progression of the fire had been stopped and crews are working on mop-up, the Glendale Fire Department said. Evacuations have been lifted and @glendalewaterandpower is working on restoring powerREAD MORE: 2 Men Killed In Compton After Being Shot
Evacuations were lifted on the 14 homes along Mountain Street and Idlewood Road.
Power that was also shut off to the 900 block of West Mountain Street as a safety precaution was also working to be restored by Glendale Water & Power, the fire department said.MORE NEWS: Angelenos Make Plans For Mother's Day During The First Weekend The County Is In The Yellow Tier
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