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Hollywood Hills brush fire that threatened homes is extinguished

Los Angeles firefighters put out a brush fire that for a time threatened homes Thursday along the Cahuenga Pass.

The fire broke out around 2:30 p.m. near Universal City off the 101 Freeway. Firefighters declared it knocked down just before 4 p.m. No injuries were reported and no structures were damaged.

The flames came close to some homes, but firefighters extinguished them quickly.

The cause of the fire was unknown. The incident slowed traffic on the 101 Freeway.


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