Firefighters Deploy Helicopters to Fight Brentwood Brush Fire

StoryfulWeatherPublished: May 29, 2017
Published: May 29, 2017

A brush fire that started in Mandeville Canyon around midday on Sunday, May 28, expanded to around 30 acres with firefighters warning that it may take 36 hours to control the fire in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles.

<a href="http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Fire-Burns-in-Mendeville-Canyon-424984164.html" target="_blank">According to <span class="caps">LAFD</span> spokeswoman</a>, Margaret Stewart, the fire started when the muffler of a weed whacker overheated.

At the time of writing the <a href="http://www.lafd.org/alert/update-brush-fire-05282017-2" target="_blank"><span class="caps">LAFD</span></a> reported that the fire was not a danger to homes.

This video shows a helicopter dropping water or flame retardant on the blaze in Mandeville Canyon.

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