By CBSLA Staff

PASADENA (CBSLA) — Crews were working Tuesday to contain three brush fires burning near the 210 Freeway in Pasadena.

The fires erupted near the westbound 210 at Lake Avenue around 1:30 p.m., the Pasadena Fire Department said.

By 1:32 p.m., the flames from one of the fires had burned a quarter-acre.

Smoke was visible for several miles and traffic in the area was impacted.