Tue. Aug 4th, 2020

Brush Fire Burns Along 210 Freeway In Lake View Terrace In Los Angeles County

A fire bombing helicopter works to contain a bushfire along Old Bar road in Old Bar, New South Wales, Australia, November 9, 2019. AAP Image/Shane Chalker/via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE. AUSTRALIA OUT. NEW ZEALAND OUT.

A  small brush fire scorched a quarter-acre of grass alongside the San Fernando (210) Freeway in Lake View Terrace Monday afternoon.

As of 3:15 p.m., the quarter-acre grass fire was burning near the westbound San Fernando (210) Freeway, at Foothill Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The fire has backed up traffic for miles, and commuters were advised to avoid the area.

No structures are threatened, and no evacuations have been ordered.

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Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett

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