A 40-acre brush fire in the El Sereno Neighborhood of Los Angeles bordering the Monterey Hills area of South Pasadena, which was initially reported at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Friday, October 11, is now nearly 100% contained according to fire officials.
The blaze which originated in the hillsides of the 2800 North Eastern Avenue, quickly grew from 20 acres to 40 in a matter of hours as homes were initially reported as threatened.
According to an official report from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, the fire has been fully surrounded with handlines by firefighting crews, totaling 63 personnel.
Aerial support from Air Ops also performed water drops in order to extinguish any remaining flames.
The LAFD report states that as of 4:20 p.m. no structures have been damaged and no residents have been injured.
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