IRWINDALE (CBSLA) — A brush fire erupted Tuesday in the Santa Fe Dam area of Irwindale amid triple-digit temperatures.
According to Los Angeles County Fire Department, the fire was reported around 5:02 p.m. near a homeless encampment.READ MORE: Lifeguards Battle For Bragging Rights In Hermosa Beach
As of 5:49 p.m., the fire was reported to have burned 10 acres.
The fire then grew to 50 acres by about 6:25 p.m.
Crews stopped forward progress on the fire by about 7:05 p.m., fire officials said.READ MORE: Business Taking New Precautions As COVID Cases Surge
Views from SKY2 showed a large plume of smoke in the area.
Water-dropping helicopters were on scene to attack the flames from the air.
The fire was burning in thick brush but no structures were immediately threatened.
No evacuations were ordered and no injuries were reported.MORE NEWS: Joseph Jimenez Charged With Murder, Attempted Murder In Corona Movie Theater Shooting
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