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Update Brush Fire #GriffithParkFire - 07/10/2018

Update #GriffithParkFire - Brush Fire; 5:20PM; On further assessment, including a walk of the fire's perimeter, the blaze - is being called 25 acres, with crews declaring 80% containment at this hour; The fire's cause remains under investigation; - Brian Humphrey
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#GriffithParkFire - Brush Fire 07/10/2018

#GriffithParkFire - Brush Fire; 5:15PM; A well-coordinated air + ground assault on the flames halted the fire's forward progress at 3:30 PM PDT, to a total of ten (10) acres of grass and brush. While the flames are contained, with hoselines surrounding the fire, the blaze is not yet fully extinguished; The fire came no closer than one-quarter (0.25) mile northwest of the Griffith Observatory, which was not directly threatened by flames; Police & Park Rangers skilfully coordinated a calm and orderly evacuation of more than 2,000 people from the Observatory and nearby park areas; There have been no injuries and no persons are unaccounted for; A few parked private vehicles did sustain fire damage; The occupants of the vehicles left behind at the Observatory, who were guided by foot to safety at the Greek Theatre, are now riding shuttle buses back to their vehicles from the Greek Theatre parking lot; While they will be allowed to safely exit, the roads and trails closest to the fire remain closed to the public; NOTE: Tonight's Sylvan Esso concert will proceed as scheduled at the Greek Theatre, with gates scheduled to open at 6:30 PM; Attendees should allow extra time and patience in traveling to the show; Additional details regarding the concert can be found at: https://www.lagreektheatre.com/ - - Firefighters will remain at the scene tonight; The cause of the fire remains under investigation; - Brian Humphrey
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#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory 07/10/2018

#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory; 4:35PM; Media Briefing will begin at 5:00 PM PDT at the incident Command Post - located at the Greek Theatre Parking Lot - MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/XyxgYPknErr; - Brian Humphrey
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#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory 07/10/2018

#GriffithParkFire - Media Advisory; 3:30PM; Media Briefing will begin at 3:45 PM PDT at the incident Command Post - located at the Greek Theatre Parking Lot - MAP: https://goo.gl/maps/XyxgYPknErr ; - Brian Humphrey
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Brush Fire 07/10/2018

Brush Fire; 2:09PM; Griffith Park; https://goo.gl/maps/Mp9hN7fnmSv; PRELIM: LAFD ground and air response to approximately 2 acres of grass and light vegetation burning northwest of the Griffith Observatory; light wind; fire driven by topography; No specific structure threat identified; FS 35; Batt 5; West Bureau; Council District 4; CH: 5; 13,14; - Brian Humphrey
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KNOCKDOWN - Tunnel Fire 07/10/2018

KNOCKDOWN - Tunnel Fire; 10:37AM; 1555 N San Fernando Rd; #GlasselllPark; 84 firefighters, including specially trained and certified LAFD Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams, were able to simultaneously extinguish burning debris/rubbish within the storm drain tunnel system (fire duration = 73 minutes), as well as conduct a preliminary search of the subterranean flood control system; There have been NO persons discovered in peril; Though the site was near a bus storage / rail yard (@MetroLosAngeles and @Metrolink Central Maintenance Facility) there was no known impact on those agencies or their operations; The fire cause remains under investigation; Dispatched LAFD Units: E44 E250 T50 E1 RA1 RA56 HR3 EM1 BC2 T3 E203 UR3 RA3 RA803 E88 UR88 BC1 E201 CM22 E3 CM21 E17 FT17 CL1 E447 E212 T12 BC11 E36 FT36 RT59 E59; - Brian Humphrey
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Fire 07/10/2018

Fire; 9:24AM; 1555 N San Fernando Rd; https://goo.gl/maps/bEQcDhnC8B32; #GlasselllPark; PRELIM: Smoke (from unseen fire?) coming from several manholes related to storm drain system that empties to nearby L.A River; Site is near bus storage / rail yard (@MetroLosAngeles and @Metrolink Central Maintenance Facility) but there is no known impact on those agencies or their operations; Because of homeless/trespassers historically known to occupy the storm drain system, LAFD crews - including specially trained Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) personnel, will be searching confined spaces during fire suppression efforts to assure no persons are in peril; NOTE: There are presently no reports of anyone missing or known to be in the storm drain network; FS 44; Batt 2; Central Bureau; Council District 1; CH: 7; 12,13; - Brian Humphrey
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Multi Patient Incident 07/09/2018

Multi Patient Incident; 10:10PM; SB 110 FY x Florence Av; South Los Angeles; Two vehicle traffic collision with 5 patient assessed. 4 transported: (Vehicle 1) Approximately 1 yr child in grave condition, approx 3 yr child with non-life threatening injuries, Adult Female (mother of children) with non-life threatening injuries, Adult Female (Vehicle 2) with non-life threatening injuries, Adult Male (2nd vehicle) declined transport to hospital.; FS 33; Batt 13; South Bureau; Council District 9; BC13 E233 E33 E57 E66 EM13 RA10 RA14 RA21 RA246 RA33 T33 ; CH4; 12; Margaret Stewart
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Update Brush Fire 07/09/2018

Update Brush Fire; 5:15PM; 999 N Hill St; #Chinatown KNOCKDOWN: 51 FF in 33 mins. Fire prevented from extending beyond original estimation of 1/2 acre. No injuries reported. Crews remaining on scene for mop up operations. No Further Details; FS 4; Batt 1; Central Bureau; Council District 14; Margaret Stewart
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Brush Fire 07/09/2018

Brush Fire; 4:42PM; 999 N Hill St; https://goo.gl/maps/fkbNtjxqjE82; #Chinatown Approximately 1/2 acre of brush burning in the median at the Hill St on/off ramp of 110 FY LAFD Inc#1337; FS 4; Batt 1; Central Bureau; Council District 14; BC1 BC11 E17 E201 E202 E210 E220 E290 E3 E4 E9 EM1 H5 H6 RA9 T1 T10 T2 T20 T90 ; CH5; 12; Margaret Stewart
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