Brush Fire Burns Brentwood Hillside - NBC Southern California
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Brush Fire Burns Brentwood Hillside

The early morning fire burned in steep terrain and near narrow streets



    Firefighters on the ground backed by water-dropping helicopters battled a small brush fire early Tuesday in the hills above Brentwood.

    The fire behind 23 North Oakmont Drive was reported at 3:55 a.m. and knocked down at 5:24 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The quarter-acre fire burned in an area with steep terrain and narrow streets, complicating firefighters' efforts.

    About 80 firefighters and three water-dropping helicopters responded.

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