Irwindale: Around 4:55 p.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2021, Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a large brush fire at the Santa Fe Dam recreation area. The brush fire started at two acres then grew into a 20-acre fire. LACoFD is currently evacuating the homeless encampments throughout the recreation area that are in danger.
As of around 7:00 p.m., LACoFD announced on Twitter that forward progress on the fire has been stopped. Firefighters continue to mop up hot spots.
This report will be updated as more information becomes available.
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