A brush hearth that broke out Thursday afternoon threatened properties in Sylmar earlier than officers obtained it underneath management.
Greater than 100 firefighters battled the blaze — which gave the impression to be burning in a largely vacant discipline that was surrounded by properties — over the course of about 90 minutes.
The fireplace was reported round 2 p.m. within the 15200 block of West Lakeside Road, hearth officers stated. Its unfold was stopped at round 25 acres by 3:35 p.m., the Los Angeles Fireplace Division stated.
“Firefighters assigned to construction safety defended properties on a number of sides of the hearth, whereas air and floor crews made direct assaults on the flames to snuff out this fireplace in a single hour and 40 minutes,” the division stated.
No accidents or broken buildings have been reported. The reason for the blaze is underneath investigation.
Video from KABC-TV Channel 7 confirmed the hearth burning in dry brush toes away from a house earlier than it was contained.