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Update Brush Fire 05/23/2016

Update Brush Fire; 7:20PM; 11326 Wheatland Ave; #LakeViewTerraceFire / #WheatlandFire is now at 184 acres, the fire is beginning to lay down and is 35% contained. Foothill Blvd is closed between Christy Ave to the west and Esko Ave to the east. Firefighters will continue to patrol neighborhoods north of Foothill Blvd ensuring safety and no flareups; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Erik Scott
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Update Brush Fire 05/23/2016

Update Brush Fire; 5:59PM; 11326 Wheatland Ave; #LakeViewTerraceFire; Updated calculations show 135 acres burned, 35% contained. Flames burning northerly, away from homes and being stopped at ridge-tops. Hand Crews on the ground are surrounding the flames, helicopters are making strategic water drops, and fixed wing aircraft are assisting. The onshore wind is starting to help firefighters progress, plus possible drizzle in the morning. Full containment anticipated tomorrow evening. No structures damaged. No formal evacuations. No injury; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Erik Scott
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Update Brush Fire 05/23/2016

Update Brush Fire; 5:16PM; 11326 Wheatland Ave; #LakeViewTerraceFire; Now 200+ acres. Firefighters are protecting structures as a precaution in the Little Tujunga Canyon Rd to Big Tujunga Canyon Rd areas. Video: https://www.facebook.com/LosAngelesFireDepartment; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Erik Scott
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Update Brush Fire 05/23/2016

Update Brush Fire; 4:13PM; 11326 Wheatland Ave; #LakeViewTerraceFire; Approx 120 acres. Weather: 67 degrees, RH = 49, Wind from the South at 9 mph, guests up to 19 mph; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Erik Scott
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Update Brush Fire 05/23/2016

Update Brush Fire; 3:06PM; 11326 Wheatland Ave; #LakeViewTerraceFire; Approx 8 acre fire running up a ravine. Approx 100 LAFD firefighters responding. No structures threatened, however powerlines are in the area. No injury. This is expected to be an expended operation. LAFD PIO Daniel Curry en-route; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; Erik Scott
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Brush Fire 05/23/2016

Brush Fire; 2:20PM; 11326 Wheatland Ave; https://goo.gl/maps/Eao5r1VorPM2; 5+ acres of light to medium brush burning uphill, pushed by a 5 to 7 mph wind, NFD (no further details). ANF assisting; FS 24; Batt 12; Valley Bureau; Council District 7; BC12 BC14 BC741 BP74 CM42 E24 E274 E275 E298 E7 E77 E8140 E89 E90 E91 E98 EM17 H1 H4 H5 H6 RA898 T74 T75 T98 WT77; 5; 12; Erik Scott
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Investigation 05/23/2016

Investigation; 9:19AM; 5450 Hollywood Blvd; https://goo.gl/maps/u26xcPJaKdA2; Hollywood; Automatic Alarm from Redline passage #31 (700' long). LAFD responded to the Vermont and Western stations. No fire or smoke upon LAFD arrival. No injury. LAFD reset the alarm panel. LAFD units will begin making themselves available shortly. News Media contact = Metro; FS 82; Batt 5; West Bureau; Council District 13; BC5 E229 E235 E52 E82 RA52 RA82 T29 T35; 7; 15; Erik Scott
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Hiker in Distress 05/22/2016

Hiker in Distress; 7:33PM; 3670 Wonder View Dr; https://goo.gl/maps/comr5qvDvuu; #HollywoodHills; Ground & air response. A 21 y/o M was hoisted into a LAFD helicopter and is currently being flown to a local hospital in serious condition, NFD; FS 76; Batt 5; West Bureau; Council District 4; BC5 E227 E27 E76 E86 H4 H5 RA827 RA86 RA90 RH114 T27 UR27; 7; 17; Erik Scott
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Update Vegetation Fire 05/22/2016

Update Vegetation Fire; 5:17PM; 5600 Balboa Blvd; KNOCKDOWN: 40 FF in 45 min. Kept to approximate 300' x 300' area of grass. Quick strategic water drops from LAFD helicopters greatly assisted. No structures threatened and no injury. Cause under invest; FS 83; Batt 10; Valley Bureau; Council District 5; Erik Scott
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Vegetation Fire 05/22/2016

Vegetation Fire; 4:28PM; 5600 Balboa Blvd; https://goo.gl/maps/ZM8yzb2qtPU2; North Hills; 1/4 acre of grass. No structures threatened. Quick knockdown expected. Current temp: 73 F, wind 7 mph, humidity 32%; FS 83; Batt 10; Valley Bureau; Council District 5; BC10 CM42 E100 E239 E288 E293 E8138 E83 E90 H1 H4 T39 T88 T93 WT88; 8; 17; Erik Scott
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