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US Brush fire in Pacific Palisades threatens homes

21:50  21 october  2019
21:50  21 october  2019 Source:   latimes.com

101 Freeway reopened in Santa Barbara County after closure from brush fire

  101 Freeway reopened in Santa Barbara County after closure from brush fire A wind-driven 50-acre brush fire burning west of Santa Barbara on Thursday afternoon prompted evacuations and the closure of a section of the 101 Freeway. The Real fire is burning east of the El Capitan campground. Residents were ordered to evacuate about 5:30 p.m. from homes along the coast between Dos Pueblos Canyon and Gaviota, about 30 miles west of Santa Barbara. The Real fire is burning east of the El Capitan campground.

Firefighters were battling a fast-moving brush fire that was threatening homes in Pacific Palisades.

a train is coming down the mountain: Los Angeles fire crews are responding to a roughly one-acre brush fire burning uphill near the 500 block of North Palisades Drive in Pacific Palisades. © KTLA Los Angeles fire crews are responding to a roughly one-acre brush fire burning uphill near the 500 block of North Palisades Drive in Pacific Palisades.

Los Angeles firefighters responded about 10:40 a.m. to a brush fire around 500 N. Palisades Drive. The terrain-driven fire has burned one acre and is moving uphill toward homes, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey.

The homes threatened were on Charmel Lane, where the fire was running up a hill.

No evacuations have been ordered.

A large plume of smoke from the fire blanketed the region and was visible from Los Angeles International Airport.

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