Update Brush Fire 12/05/2017

Update Brush Fire; 8:19AM; 11350 N Riverwood Dr; Tujunga / Sunland; LAFD in midst of rescue operation for a Dozer operator in distress after a rollover. The firefighter is not trapped, is conscious, alert and talking with his rescuers. No Further Details. This dynamic brush fire is being driven by high winds and over 240 LAFD (alone plus all unified agencies) working relentlessly to battle both on ground and by air. Thus far, their dedicated efforts have prevented the loss of life. We have no reported injuries from any civilians. 105 patients are being voluntarily evacuated from Mountain View Convalescent Center on Fenton Ave in Sylmar. LAFD ambulances and MTA buses being used. Media Briefing at 8:30 in grass field across from Command Post at Hansen Dam. ; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Margaret Stewart