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Late night brush fire is quickly knocked down in Burbank

July 03, 2013

Emergency crews knocked down a “slow-moving” half-acre brush fire above the Castaway Restaurant in Burbank just after midnight Tuesday, authorities said.

At 12:18 a.m., 20 firefighters were dispatched to Wildwood Canyon Road where the fire was reported just above the hillside restaurant, said Burbank Fire Capt. Peter Hendrickson.

By 1:05 a.m., crews had knocked down the fire.

Firefighters cleared the scene just after 2 a.m., though one engine remained at the scene to keep watch hot spots or potential flare ups.

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The cause of the fire remained under investigation.

No injuries were reported.

-- Alene Tchekmedyian, alene.tchekmedyian@latimes.com

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