Firefighters responded to a brush fire first reported at 6:03 p.m. Monday evening, May 24, at 15820 Pacific Coast Highway, according to LAFD Spokesperson Margaret Stewart.
“Firefighters arrived to find approximately a 75’ by 75’ area burning in medium to heavy brush on the bluff,” Stewart said. “No structures are threatened. Additional engines were requested due to the steep terrain on the hillside. Traffic on PCH will be impacted by fire apparatus for the duration of this incident.”
By 7 p.m. that evening, Stewart reported the fire was contained.
“Firefighters have hand lines around the perimeter as helicopters continue to conduct water drops to assist with the efforts,” according to Stewart. “The burn area is approximately two acres on a steep hillside.”
Crews were expected to remain on scene for about two additional hours to conduct mop up operations.
LAFD Deputy Chief and Commander of the West Bureau Armando Hogan reported Tuesday morning, May 25, that the cause of the fire “is still under investigation.”
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