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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

Brush fire burns near Pacific Palisades homes with evacuations underway

  Brush fire burns near Pacific Palisades homes with evacuations underway Firefighters were battling a brush fire Monday that quickly chewed through at least 30 acres in Los Angeles' Pacific Palisades section, burning dangerously close to multimillion-dollar homes in a hillside neighborhood. Firefighters responded about 10:40 a.m. Monday to the blaze, which erupted near 500 N. Palisades Drive. The fire, initially reported as about one acre in size, grew to an estimated 30 acres in less than an hour before reaching about 40 acres by midday, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said.

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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