HOLLYWOOD HILLS—On Saturday, November 9, at 1:52 p.m., a brush fire started in the area of 3694 North Barham Blvd. Firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department battled the three-acre blaze, as heavy smoke and fumes consumed the Hollywood Hills area.
The fire spread in the direction of the Warner Brothers Studios and traveled towards the area of Griffith Park, officials reported.
Ground and air crews were called on the scene to prevent the fire from damaging any buildings in the region. There were no reports of any serious injuries during the incident.
At 4:15 p.m., firefighters announced that the brush fire burned a total of 25 acres of land, and over 230 firefighters worked through the night to contain the fire. One firefighter was taken to the hospital after sustaining injuries to his arms and legs. The blaze burned a total of 80 acres before crews extinguished the blaze. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the LAFD.