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L.A. firefighters battling blaze in Sepulveda Pass [Updated]

November 16, 2009 | 10:52 am

The Los Angeles Fire Department was battling a small brush fire in the Sepulveda Pass this morning.

The fire was reported after 10:30 a.m. near the 405 Freeway and Skirball Center Drive.

According to the LAFD, the fire was about half an acre in size but growing. The fire was not threatening homes, and the 405 Freeway remains open.

Several recent fires have occurred in the pass over the last few months.

[Updated at 11 a.m.: The fire is under control, according to the LAFD.]

-- Shelby Grad