Because of a lack of brush, "the fire ran out of fuel, so it stopped", she said. More than 150 city firefighters were dispatched, along with county crews to attack the flames.
No homes are now under mandatory evacuation but some people have left voluntarily, Margaret Stewart with the Los Angeles Fire Department tells KPCC. Another command post was set up at the Mountaingate Country Club, north of the fire and just west of the San Diego (405) Freeway.
Logistical equipment that had been assigned to an earlier fire in Lake View Terrace - which was burning into the Angeles National Forest - was redirected to a fire station in Van Nuys after the Brentwood fire broke out.
"What families need to know is that they should listen to the authorities and if it's time to evacuate, they should do so", American Red Cross spokesman Collin Williams said. However, no injuries have been reported and an investigation into the incidents is ongoing.
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United Nations vows sanctions on N. Korea
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NDP take lead on Island
About 50 people were at the legislature to present an online petition signed by 25,000 people since the election. Liberal candidate Jim Benninger, with more than 2,000 absentee ballots being tallied to get to the final count.
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