Brush Fire Quickly Extinguished Causes Traffic Nightmare

Santa Monica firefighters quickly extinguished a blaze on a hillside bluff opposite of the Annenberg Community Beach House in the afternoon today,according to authorities.

Snapshot from Instagram.
Snapshot from Instagram.

No one was injured in the incident first reported about 1 p.m.

The fire required the closure of the I-10 West at Lincoln Boulevard for less than two hours. Backing up traffic into Pacific Palisades. The road was reopened at 2 p.m.