Smoke Seen for Miles as Firefighters Battle Flames in Pacific Palisades

Flames chewed through trees and brush as a fire in the Pacific Palisades hillsides marched toward multimillion-dollar homes and forced the precautionary evacuation of about 200 homes.

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Firefighters work from a road to douse flames from a brush fire in Pacific Palisades on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
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A hand crew works their way up a hillside to battle flames from a brush fire in Pacific Palisades on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
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Mandatory evacuations were in order as a brush fire broke out in Pacific Palisades on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
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A view shows a plume of smoke from the Palisades Fire behind the Getty Villa on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
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Homeowners could be seen using garden hoses to try to beat the flames as they approached their backyards along Vista Grande Drive and Charmel Lane.
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No injuries were officially reported, but a female inmate firefighter was seen by aerial footage being treated and loaded into an ambulance after being overcome with heat exhaustion.
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The fire was stopped at about 30 acres and no structures had been damaged.
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A fire burning in Pacific Palisades was coming dangerously close to homes Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
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Homeowners could be seen using hoses to try to beat back flames from a brush fire in Pacific Palisades on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
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Officials said the evacuations were ordered for a brush fire in Pacific Palisades due to both fire and smoke potential in the area on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
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A fire burns dangerously close to homes as a helicopter performs a water drop to stop the flames Oct. 21, 2019.
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Smoke could be seen for miles as a brush fire charred hillsides in Pacific Palisades on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.
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