By CBSLA Staff

GLENDALE (CBSLA) — Multiple homes were briefly evacuated in Glendale and some power was temporarily shut off after a brush fire broke out Tuesday afternoon.

(credit: David Baxter)

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.

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 power

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.

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