A brush fire that started as a vehicle fire burned near homes Monday on a hillside above the 60 Freeway in Diamond Bar.
The fire, which began as a vehicle fire, spread uphill toward a residential area at the top of the hill near Featherwood and Looking Glass drives.
Firefighters and water-dropping aircraft protected homes from flames, which burned to within feet of back yards.
No injuries were reported.
Get Southern California news, weather forecasts and entertainment stories to your inbox. Sign up for NBC LA newsletters.