On Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 7:55 PM, Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighters responded to a brush fire where they were quickly faced with heavy flames and wind gusts up to 10 MPH.
Flames quickly spread along the nearby wash and heavy brush in the surrounding canyon as it begun to threaten the nearby Riverwood community. Additional resources were immediately added including crews from the U.S. Forest Service and Los Angeles County Fire Department, including water-dropping helicopters.
Firefighters immediately engaged in structure protection while air and ground crews attacked the fire directly. No structures were damaged and evacuations were not ordered due to the quick and aggressive actions by firefighters on-scene.
Full extinguishment of the 13 acre brush fire took a total of 4 hours and 5 minutes utilizing 163 LAFD Firefighters during the intense battle. The cause of the major emergency brush fire remains under active investigation.
Dispatched Units: E274 T74 E24 BC12 RA74 E298 E98 T98 E289 E89 T89 E60 E90 H0D H0E EM14 BC14 E8139 CM42 H2 H3 H6 E91 E7 E86 E42 E81 BC10 E8136 WT88 E8137 E8138 E55 E52 E76 E56 E100 WT77 BC5 BC15 RA98 E287 T87 AR2 E8140 RA89 HU114 HU59 BC17 BC18 E93 E21 E3 E11 E9 BP44 BP78 BP8 BP109 BP84 BP78 SU1
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