Update, 7 p.m.: The brush fire is reported to be approximately two acres on “steep hillside,” according to an update from LAFD Spokesperson Margaret Stewart at 7 p.m.
LAFD reported that firefighters have hand lines around the perimeter as helicopters continue to conduct water drops to assist with the efforts.
“No structures threatened and no injuries reported,” according to Stewart. “Crews will remain on scene for approximately two more hours conducting mop up operations and traffic on PCH will remain affected.”
Los Angeles Fire Department is responding to a brush fire that was first reported at 6:03 p.m. Monday evening 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 reported. “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.”
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