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Brush Fire Threatens Homes in Lake View Terrace Area

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Brush Fire Threatens Homes in Lake View Terrace Area

A small brush fire was pushing smoke onto the 210 Freeway and burning dangerously close to homes in the Lake View Terrace area Saturday.

The fire was burning in the 11400 block of Osborne Street, across from Hansen Dam Recreation area to the north, and grew to 3 acres, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

Newschopper4 Bravo observed smoke going onto the freeway and flames burning brushes close to homes around 4:40 p.m. Some evacuations appeared to be taking place, with residents rushing from homes.

Fire crews worked quickly and utilized aerial water drops to squash the flames.

As of 5 p.m., almost no flames were visible.

By 5:40 p.m., the fire had been contained with no structures damaged or injuries reported, the LA County Fire Department said. The departments said LAFD and Angeles National Forest personnel assisted in battling the flames

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