US Brush fire in Pacific Palisades threatens homes
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.
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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Brush Fire Threatens Homes in Pacific Palisades
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LIVE: Brush fire threatening homes in Pacific Palisades
Firefighters are battling a blaze that is dangerously close to homes in the Pacific Palisades section of Los Angeles. Details: https://abc7.la/31AnsYz.