Hollywood Hills bushfire rages in Los Angeles, California, as fire crews and water-dropping helicopters blaze

LAFD Firefighters battling a house fire, tags: hollywood - CC BY-SA

The fire is believed to have broke out in the Hollywood Hills, reports say.

Authorities say the fire quickly burned at least one hectare when a medium to severe brush burn on it.

The fire was reported near house where a fire broke out just after 9.30pm Monday local time.

At least four helicopters launching water from the sky helped combat the fire.

Within the framework of mutual assistance, crews from the Los Angeles County Fire Department also became involved in the fighting of the blazes.

The fire eventually started to blaze toward Coyote Canyon and farther from structures, the LAFD said.

No evacuations are ongoing, and no buildings are under threat, the officials said.

Staff will stay at the area overnight to clear away possible flashareas.

Los Angeles County Fire Department

The Los Angeles County Fire Department provides firefighting and emergency medical services for the unincorporated parts of Los Angeles County, California, as well as 59 cities through contracting, (wikipedia)

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