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KNOCKDOWN Brush Fire 10/25/2017

KNOCKDOWN Brush Fire; 6:11PM; 12462 Valley Vista Wy; Sylmar; The first arriving 35 LAFD ground personnel have extinguished all active fire, holding the wind-driven flames to just one-half (0.5) acre of grass; No injury; No structure damage; No evacuation; Fire cause under active investigation; Dispatched LAFD Units: E91 E3 RA91 E98 T98 E298 E275 T75 E475 E77 E18 E90 CM42 EM15 BC12 BC10 BC14 FR91 H2 H3 H6 AO2 WT77 E24 E87 E481 E89 E489 + LACoFD + ANF; - Brian Humphrey
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Brush Fire 10/25/2017

Brush Fire; 5:51PM; 12462 Valley Vista Wy; https://goo.gl/maps/pnj8NxsgWWp; Sylmar; PRELIM: LAFD ground and air response (with assistance from LACoFD and ANF) to one-eighth (0.125) acre grass fanned by 7 MPH wind from the N; Some nearby homes are threatened; FS 91; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; CH: 5; 12; - Brian Humphrey
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KNOCKDOWN 10/25/2017

KNOCKDOWN ; 1:32PM; #HansenFire #LakeViewTerrace; 96 LAFD personnel responding by ground and air, with assistance of LACoFD, confined flames to 3 acres of medium to heavy density brush in 1 hr, 41 min; No injury; No structure threat or damage; No evacuation orders were issued; A nearby (dormant at the time of the fire) television production set was more than 200 yards from the nearest flame, and a children's museum much further, neither was never threatened by the fire; The cause of the blaze remains under active investigation; Dispatched LAFD Units: E98 RA98 E77 E3 E24 E7 E275 T75 E289 T89 E274 T74 E90 CM42 CM22 EM12 BC14 BC10 BC15 H2 H3 T90 E290 H6 WT77 AO2 E489 HE1 DZ11 DT2 DT1 TP2 TP1 DZ12 HU114 E8140 T90 E290 AR11 AR2 E60 E473 E475 E481 E81 E89 BP78 BP83 BP84 SU1 + LACoFD; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #HansenFire 10/25/2017

Update #HansenFire Brush Fire; 12:37PM; Current Temp 98.5°F | Wind 3 MPH from SSW | Humidity 10% | Sky Clear | Visibility 10 MI | Peak UV6; - Brian Humphrey
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Update Brush Fire #HansenFire 10/25/2017

Update #HansenFire Brush Fire; 12:23PM; 12200 Osborne St; #LakeViewTerrace; LAFD ground and units are joined in automatic aid by LACoFD (still en route); Now at 2 acres of medium/heavy density brush; No injury; No structure threat; No evacuation; No containment estimate; Firefight continues; - Brian Humphrey
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Brush Fire 10/25/2017

Brush Fire; 11:51AM; 12200 Osborne St; https://goo.gl/maps/vxuJs7pRLQS2; #LakeViewTerrace; LAFD ground and air response to one-quarter (0.25) acre of heavy brush in the Hansen Dam Recreation Area at the base of the dam; No structure threat; No evacuation; FS 98; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; CH: 5; 12; - Brian Humphrey
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KNOCKDOWN Structure Fire 10/24/2017

KNOCKDOWN Structure Fire; 5:52PM; 5061 Haskell Av; Encino; 51 FF's took 21 min; confining flames to an ~1,800 square foot U-shaped 1 story home that was well involved; No human injury; FF's did discover a two pet cats deceased within the premises; Fire cause/monetary loss to be determined; FS 88; Batt 10; Valley Bureau; Council District 4; Dispatched Units: E288 E88 T88 E83 E239 T39 BC10 RA88 RA83 E109 E293 T93 CM42 RA99 RA100 EM17 EM15 E90 H5 HU84; - Brian Humphrey
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Structure Fire 10/24/2017

Structure Fire; 5:31PM; 5061 Haskell Av; https://goo.gl/maps/NH9LPFfL7zn; Encino; 1 story home well involved; Possible persons trapped; FS 88; Batt 10; Valley Bureau; Council District 4; CH: 9; 17; - Brian Humphrey
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Hiker in Distress 10/24/2017

Hiker in Distress; 1:56PM; #SimiHills; https://goo.gl/maps/jHfeCWVrp722; Adult M chose to hike alone in remote section of Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve during extreme heat; Became exhausted and unable to continue; Did not know his location; Two LAFD copters and resources from allied agencies were required (on this day of Extreme Fire Weather with increased wildfire activity that often benefits from swift use of FD helicopters) to search for nearly one-half hour to find him; He will be hoisted into LAFD copter and returned to his parked vehicle at the trailhead; FS 105; Batt 17; Valley Bureau; Council District 3; Dispatched LAFD Units:; CH: 8; 18; - Brian Humphrey
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KNOCKDOWN Brush Fire 10/24/2017

KNOCKDOWN Brush Fire; 10:08AM; 11770 Foothill Bl; #LakeViewTerrace; This fire has been extinguished; Held to approximately 2 acres of grass and brush on the south side of Hansen Dam (between the dam and golf course) by the well orchestrated effort of ground and air crews from LAFD, Los Angeles County Fire Department and Angeles National Forest; No injury; No structure threat; Fire cause is under active investigation; Dispatched LAFD Units: RA98 E24 E93 E105 E473 E274 T74 E289 E89 T89 E90 EM12 BC710 BC12 E77 H3 H5 H6 E91 BC15 WT77 E8140 E8139 PB1880 E8137 E8138 E8136 E7 E473 T39 E239 HE1 DZ11 DT2 DT1 TP2 TP1 DZ12 CM42 HU114 AR11 + LACoFD + ANF; - Brian Humphrey
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