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LAFD crews handle multi-acre fire near Hansen Dam

CBS Los Angeles logo CBS Los Angeles 5/10/2022 CBSLA Staff

Los Angeles City Fire Department crews were on the scene of a brushfire near Hansen Dam Monday afternoon. 

The blaze broke out on W. Foothill Boulevard at around 4 p.m., prompting crews from both LAFD and Los Angeles County Fire Department to respond to the scene. 

Ten mile per hour winds were fueling the fire, which had grown to cover nearly 15 acres before they were able to reach knock down. 


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Three airships were on hand to assist in battling the blaze, dropping water from above as ground crews worked to contain the forward progress. 

At around 6 p.m., crews updated that they had contained the forward movement of the flames, and that firefighters would remain on scene to take care of any remaining hotspots in the area.

No injuries were reported. 

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