Forward progress fire has stopped at approximately five acres
By Sam Catanzaro
Tuesday afternoon a brush fire broke out in Pacific Palisades. At the time of publishing, firefighters have stopped the forward progress of the fire.
The Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) received notice of a brush fire at 2:16 p.m. near 17793 W Calle De Palermo in the Palisades Highlands burning uphill in medium to heavy brush.
According to the LAFD, initial air and ground crews knocked down most of the active flames in the brush fire that burned uphill and away from the nearby homes.
As of 4:28 p.m., the forward progress of the fire had been stopped at approximately five acres.
“Fortunately, the fire conditions were favorable with 9 mph wind, 69% humidity, and 71 degree temperatures; and firefighters acted quickly by air and ground to keep this fire relatively small,” said Nicholas Prange of the LAFD.
There are currently no reported injuries and the cause of the fire is under investigation.
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