LA-area brush fire spurs evacuation orders for neighborhood

Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters fight a wildfire burns on the north side of CA-134 and CA-2 freeways, slowly backing towards homes in Glendale, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. The brush fire erupted near the border of Glendale and Eagle Rock and shut down the 134 Freeway in both directions, according to the Glendale Fire Department. (Lucas Dovarganes via AP)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Crews are fighting an LA-area brush fire that has prompted evacuation orders in a Glendale neighborhood and nearby freeways.

The Los Angeles Fire Department says Sunday no injuries or structure damage have been reported as a result of the fire in the Eagle Rock community. The City of Glendale has issued mandatory evacuation orders for a nearby neighborhood.

KNBC-TV reported that California Highway Patrol had also closed the 134 Freeway and the 2 Freeway, and recommended people take the 210, 110 or 5 freeways instead.

Authorities say three helicopters are dropping water on the blaze.

The department said the fire has grown to roughly 96,800 square yards.

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