Fire burns 15 acres near Porter Ranch

PORTER RANCH - A small brush fire that burned 15 acres near Porter Ranch today was knocked out in a little less than an hour, fire officials said.

The flames scorched hillside brush but no homes were in immediate danger, according to authorities.

Firefighters were sent to the 19000 block of West Sesnon Boulevard about 1:50 p.m., said Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

Crews in at least two air tankers and one helicopter were involved in the firefighting effort, according to a Porter Ranch homeowner, who could see the flames from his kitchen window