Smoke filled skies as viewed from Echo Park

Photo by Robin Blackman

ECHO PARK — Many residents awoke this morning  to the sight and smell of smoke from the Bel-Air fire, which has burned some mansions and forced the closure of the 405 Freeway. Robin Blackman of Echo Park sent in the photo above of the cloud of smoke rising above the Westside.

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