Brush Fire Burns 30 Acres in Verdugo Mountains Near Burbank; No Structures Threatened

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A brush fire was burning in the Verdugo Mountains near Sunset Canyon Drive above Burbank on Friday, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

The agency said it received a report about the incident at around 1:31 p.m., inspector David Michel told KTLA. Crews arrived on the scene less than 15 minutes later, Michel said.

County officials said the fire was burning near DeBell Golf Course in Burbank.

In a 3:22 p.m. tweet, the L.A. County Fire Department said it was "sending full brush response" to help Burbank firefighters responding to the blaze.

Crews were able to stop the spread of the fire, which burned about 30 acres, by 4:47 p.m., according to the Verdugo Fire Communications Center.

A Twitter account for the city of Burbank said as of 6:21 p.m., no structures were damaged and no civilians were injured.

Authorities did no issue any evacuation orders.

The cause remained under investigation.

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