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40-Acre Grass-Driven Fire Burning in El Sereno



    Grass-Driven Brush Fire Burning in El Sereno

    A grass-driven brush fire burned in El Sereno Oct. 11, 2019. (Published Friday, Oct. 11, 2019)

    A 40-acre grass fire was burning Friday afternoon in the El Sereno area, and some homes were threatened.

    The blaze was reported about 11:30 a.m. on Soto Hill in the 2800 block of North Eastern Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

    "This is a terrain-driven fire (with) no heavy winds, that moved into heavy brush," according to an LAFD update issued about 2 p.m.

    "Firefighters continue to work their way up the terrain into heavy brush and defend the threatened homes."

    By 3:15 p.m., the fire had grown to 40 acres and was fully surrounded by fire crews.

    No injuries have been reported.

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