Brush fire threatens home near Malibu [Updated]
Los Angeles fire officials said the flames were headed uphill on the 15100 block of West Pacific Coast Highway. Three helicopters and 61 firefighters were battling the one-acre blaze.
No homes had been evacuated. There were no reports of injuries, and no word on what started the fire.
[Updated at 12:41 p.m.: Officials report the fire is now out and the cause remains under investigation.]
-- Sam Quinones
Image: Map shows approximate location of a brush fire north of Santa Monica. Source: Google Maps