Cause of LA Palisades fire probed

A brushfire burned 5 acres and came close to forcing evacuations of residents in the Pacific Palisades Sunday.
A brushfire burned 5 acres and came close to forcing evacuations of residents in the Pacific Palisades Sunday. Courtesy Amy Baum

Los Angeles fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that burned five acres of heavy brush in Pacific Palisades.

The Fire Department says 200 firefighters battled the flames for more than four hours Sunday afternoon before the blaze was controlled.

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There were no injuries and no structures were damaged.

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