Brush Fire Burns Hillside Near Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

The fire burned about 2 acres in the Sylmar area


A brush fire broke out Friday morning behind Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar.

Firefighters responded at about 5 a.m to an area behind the hospital at 14445 Olive View Dr. The fire was estimated at about 2 acres and spreading slowly, according to a Los Angeles Fire Department dispatcher.

Light winds were reported in the northern San Fernando Valley. 

Los Angeles County fire crews were headed to the scene to assist.

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