Brush fire in La Habra Heights knocked down
Los Angeles County firefighters have knocked down a brush fire in La Habra Heights that initially threatened several homes.
The fire, which burned about 5 acres, was reported at 1:20 p.m. in the 2500 block of N. Hacienda Boulevard, said Inspector Matt Levesque of the L.A. County Fire Department.
About 100 firefighters, three helicopters, a Skycrane and two SuperScoopers were summoned. The fire was quickly brought under control and was knocked down about 2:20 p.m., Levesque said.
Initially, a structure protection team was called in because the fire threatened several homes and a construction area. No buildings were damaged, and no injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation, Levesque said.