SAN DIMAS (CBSLA) — Crews stopped the forward progress of a wind-driven brush fire burning Tuesday near the westbound 10 Freeway in the San Dimas area.
The Kellogg Fire erupted early Tuesday afternoon west of Kellogg Drive, amid a red flag warning of high fire danger due to strong winds and low humidity, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.READ MORE: Faith Leaders From Around Los Angeles React To The Guilty Verdict In The Trial Of Derek Chauvin
As of 2:12 p.m., the fire had burned 40 acres, according to LACoFD.
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The fire was burning uphill in the area, authorities said.
Firefighters were able to stop the forward rate of spread on the fire at 40 acres and as of 3:09 p.m. it was 40 percent contained.
Crews were continuing to further extend containment lines while dampening hotspots.MORE NEWS: Beverly Hills, Long Beach Hard Hit Last Summer By Protests Peaceful Following Chauvin Verdicts
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