A brush fire spread to at least two structures Tuesday in the Lincoln Heights area of Los Angeles and triggered evacuations.
Firefighters were sent to the 2800 block of North Sierra Street about 1:25 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The fire had spread to about five acres and approximately 10 homes were “under immediate threat” the LAFD reported, initiating evacuations.
Firefighters on the ground were being assisted by helicopter crews in the effort the douse the flames.
Forward progress of the fire was halted by about 2:35 p.m. and evacuations were stopped, according to the LAFD.
No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire remained under investigation.
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