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    Brush fire breaks out in Hollywood Hills near Warner Bros. Studios

    A small brush fire ignited in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles Saturday. The blaze, called the Barham Fire, has consumed roughly 34 acres of vegetation so far.

    Although no evacuations were ordered, some residents being affected by smoke near where the fire initially broke out were contacted and told to shelter in place. Nearby Warner Bros. Studios chose to evacuate as a precautionary measure, according to Variety.

    Firefighters are working to contain a three-acre brush fire burning slowly up a hill on the edge of Burbank and the Hollywood Hills area. #BarhamFire

    LAFD deployed five helicopters, two fixed wing planes, and 236 firefighters to help quell the blaze.

    The cause of the fire is not currently known.


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