Brush Fire Erupts in Santa Fe Dam Amid Triple-Digit Scorcher

A brush fire blackened about 50 acres in Irwindale Tuesday.

The fire broke out in the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area and was burning in two acres of brush at about 5:25 p.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The fire grew to 20 acres, then to 50 acres by about 6:25 p.m.

Crews stopped the fire's progress by about 7:05 p.m., the fire department reported. Crews remained on the scene to extinguish remaining hot spots.

No structures were threatened by the fire and no injures were reported.

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