Brush fire near 210 and 605 freeways under control

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A brush fire that broke out near the 210 and 605 freeways Thursday afternoon was quickly contained by firefighters, a fire official said.

Firefighters responded to the first-alarm blaze in the 1500 block of Foothill Bl. in Irwindale at 2:58 p.m., Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Rick Flores said. The fire did not threaten any structures.

"It appears to have fire breaks all around," Flores said. "We pretty much have it under control."

The fire had burned about three acres as of 3:30 p.m.


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