provided. The ones who were lucky enough to get some sleep the night
before roughed it in sleeping bags against the backdrop of the
bright-hot fire, which was visible from downtown Los Angeles.
Four firefighters and a Glendale Police officer suffered minor
injuries in connection with the fire. The officer, who was directing
traffic on the Glendale-Burbank border on Monday, suffered a shoulder
injury in a hit-and-run accident.
Two firefighters, including one from Glendale, suffered heat
exhaustion, another was bitten by red ants and the fourth was treated
at the scene for lightheadedness.
Arson investigators are still working to determine the cause of
the brush fire. Anyone with information is asked to call the arson
hotline at 548-4805.