TOPANGA (CBSLA) – Forward progress of the approximately 15-acre Flores Fire off Tuna Canyon Road and Las Flores Heights Road, west of Topanga, has been stopped according to a tweet by the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
It took 195 firefighters, battling the two-alarm brusher from the ground and air, one hour and 56 minutes to bring the blaze under control, the department tweeted.READ MORE: As 49er Fans Descend Upon The Southland, Rams Fans Prep For NFC Championship
One firefighter suffered minor injuries, though no civilian injuries were reported.READ MORE: Firefighters Discover Human Remains After Putting Out RV Fire In Wilmington
The California Highway Patrol West Valley Division reported earlier that road closures were in effect at Tuna Canyon Road from Pacific Coast Highway to Saddle Peak. No word yet if those closures have been lifted.
Officials were also asking people to avoid the area.
*UPDATE* Forward progress of the #FloresFire has been stopped in 1 hour & 56 minutes. Approximate acreage stands at 15. One minor injury to a firefighter. No civilian injuries reported.
— L.A. County Fire Department (@LACoFDPIO) July 20, 2021
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🚨🚨🚨🔥Flores Fire 🔥 🚨🚨🚨 Tuna Canyon road from PCH to Saddle Peak will be closed. AVOID THE SURROUNDING AREA IF POSSIBLE!!! #FloresFire
— CHP – West Valley (@CHPWestValley) July 19, 2021