Firefighters knock down La Crescenta brush fire
The fire, first reported at 12:55 p.m., burned roughly an acre next to the westbound lanes of the freeway before it was knocked down at 1:47 p.m., Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Quvondo Johnson.
Firefighters from the Glendale, Los Angeles and Los Angeles County responded to the blaze, which burned terrain east of Pennsylvania Avenue. Two lanes of the freeway and the Pennsylvania Avenue offramp were closed during the fire, officials said.
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Photo: Firefighters battle a blaze on the 210 Freeway on Tuesday. Credit: Raul Roa / Times Community News.