Three-Acre Brush Fire Knocked Down Along Freeway 405 in Los Angeles

A three-acre brush fire that erupted along Freeway 405 near Los Angeles, California, was quickly knocked down by fire crews on December 16.

According to reports, the fire started small in the grass near the Getty Center in Sepulveda Pass before growing to three acres. The fire burned in heavy brush and was declared a fire emergency after 1 pm. More than 140 fire personnel were called to the scene.

This footage from Michael Lea shows the blaze from the freeway. All lanes remained open as fire crews worked to control the fire. Credit: Michael Lea via Storyful