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Climate and Environment

Brush Fire Ignites in Malibu

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Firefighters were called out at 12:15 p.m. this afternoon to the Los Angeles/Ventura County line where a small 4-5 brush fire was burning. At 12:55, LA County fire officials told LAist they had a good handle on the fire and it seemed to be under control. The small blaze is began on 2800 block of Yellow Hill Road in Malibu and has spread in the hills west of Mulholland Highway near Pacific Coast Highway, according to CBS2.