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Photos, Video: Over 150 Firefighters Battle Brush Fire Along PCH

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Over 150 firefighters battled a two-acre brush fire along the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) in Pacific Palisades today.

The hillside blaze was initially reported at 3:08 p.m. and creeping close to homes at the 14800 block of Pacific Coast Highway, according to KTLA. Billowing smoke could be seen from the beaches. In addition to the firefighters, there were helicopter crews and fixed-wing aircrafts dropping water over what fire officials deemed a "major emergency brush fire."

The crews have made major headway though, and Brian Humphrey of LAFD told CBS Los Angeles at 4 p.m. that they would be able to fully contain the fire soon.

No evacuations or injuries were reported and officials are investigating the cause of the fire.

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Here is a video showing a close-up of the brush fire:

Some photos of the brush fire and crews battling the blaze:

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