Firefighting helicopters soared over Mount Wilson early Tuesday, dropping water on a brush fire that broke out below the peak's famed observatory. The fire burned about 25 acres near the observatory, homes to telescopes, solar towers and broadcasting equipment.
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Water-dropping helicopters douse a brush fire early Tuesday Oct. 17, 2017 on Mount Wilson. The fire grew to about 25 acres in the wilderness north of the San Gabriel Valley. This video was captured by NBC4's Mount Wilson Camera and NewsChopper4.