Knockdown 09/15/2018 INC#0588

Knockdown Brush Fire; INC#0588; 11:59AM; 2290 N Laurel Canyon Bl;; Hollywood Hills West; This stubborn fire in difficult terrain has been fully contained and active flame is largely extinguished with burnt area ~0.10 (one-tenth) acre; No injury; No structures; No evacuation; More than 50 LAFD ground personnel on-site are being joined by two LACoFD hand crews to bolster containment and prevent flare-ups; All LAFD helicopters have been released, and the several LAFD ground units remaining in nearby staging should be released shortly; Fire cause under investigation; Motorists: expect congestion and delay on Laurel Canyon Blvd and in the immediate vicinity for the next two hours; Avoid the area and consider alternate route if possible; Monitor traffic reports on news radio; FS 97; Batt 14; Valley Bureau; Council District 4; LAFD Units Dispatched: BC11 BC18 BC5 BP78 CM42 E108 E227 E26 E27 E278 E29 E35 E58 E61 E76 E82 E86 E90 E97 EM9 H3 H5 HL7 HU59 RA76 RA97 T27 T78; - Brian Humphrey