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Firefighters knockdown brush fire in Debs Park [updated]

It took firefighters about two hours to control a brush fire that broke out this afternoon in the steep hills of Debs Park.

The fire, which began at about 3:45 p.m., burned about 15 acres near Monterey Road and Via Marisol.  No homes were  threatened and no injuries were reported, according to the L.A. Fire Department.

Firefighters on the ground were being assisted by water-dropping helicopters.

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One comment

  1. We were up there for a film shoot recently. I was shocked by how much debris and dead trees there were up there. From the photos it looks like none of the problem areas I saw were in involved in this blaze. There sure is another one due up there unless they remove that debris. Hoping the fire department spotted it.

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