Pacific Palisades Brush Fire Breaks Out
Updated at the bottom: The LAFD quickly nipped this one in the bud. First posted at 12:29.
Off-shore winds. "Red-flag" fire warnings. And now this:
A brush fire has broken out in Pacific Palisades and was threatening at least one home.
Do arsonists pay attention to the weather reports?
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It's not yet clear how this one started. This is what we know:
The one-acre fire was reported at 12:12 p.m. at 15101 Pacific Coast Highway, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department's Brian Humphrey.
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He said 61 "ground-based" firefighters and a whopping three helicopters were assigned to the blaze this afternoon.
We'll keep you updated.
[Update]: Humphrey tweeted about 12:41 p.m. that this thing was knocked down and kept to under an acre, with no homes damaged and no evactuations ordered.
The cause? Under investigation.
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