Grass Fires Set off the 170 Fwy in North Hollywood
There are "multiple grass fires" off the 170 Freeway near Oxnard in North Hollywood, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. A call at 1:19 p.m prompted firefighters to arrive on the southbound side of the freeway to find several spot fires, about a half acre in size when combined. "They're trying to the contain the fire quickly," spokesman Diana Igawa said. Traffic has slowed somewhat, but not come to a total stop, according to SigAlert, which reports the far right lane being closed. There is no major brush concern in the area.