Brush fire threatens homes in Tarzana

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A brush fire was burning in Tarzana on July 3, 2020. (KTLA)

A brush fire was burning in Tarzana on July 3, 2020. (KTLA)

A brush fire brought emergency crews to Tarzana late Thursday night.

The blaze was in the area of the 19000 block of Ashurst Lane and was threatening homes a little after 11 p.m., fire officials said.

The flames were burning in an area of medium to heavy brush.

Firefighters on the scene were notifying nearby residents to evacuate their homes.

By about 12:45 a.m., crews had contained the brush fire, according to an update from the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The blaze ended up scorching about three acres and burned for 94 minutes, according to the fire department.

No damage was caused to the nearby structures and no injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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