BRENTWOOD—On Saturday, September 4, a brush fire burned 15 acres without any serious injuries to residents or firefighters. The fire occurred near the 405 Freeway at Getty Center Drive in Brentwood.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Devin Gales stated that the fire started at 5:01 p.m. and that 275 Los Angeles Fire Department personnel responded to the brush fire, which included 50 companies of Los Angeles firefighters, three LAFD rescue ambulances, one arson unit, five helicopters, two EMS battalion captains, four battalion chief officer command teams, one division chief officer command team, one water tender, one rehab plug and four LACO camp crews under the Assistant Chief Daryl Arbuthnott’s directions.
It took firefighters over two hours and 10 minutes to bring the flames under full containment; by that time, 15 acres were burned. There were no structures damaged during the incident. The cause of the fire remains under an active investigation.