PHOTOS: Massive brush fire burns near 210 Freeway in Sun Valley

Friday, September 01, 2017 06:07PM
Firefighters expected to continue battling the La Tuna Fire through the evening.
The La Tuna Fire burned at least 1,500 acres and was expected to continue through the night.
Flames are threatening power lines in Sun Valley.
Smoke can be seen from a fire between Sun Valley and Tujunga on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
Heavy smoke is rising high above Sun Valley from a brush fire along the 210 Freeway.
Smoke can be seen from the fire between Sun Valley and Tujunga on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
A brush fire begins to spread along the 210 Freeway in Sun Valley on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
Smoke rises from a brush fire in the La Tuna Canyon area. (Phillip Palmer)
A brush fire is spreading rapidly along the 210 Freeway in Sun Valley on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
Smoke can be seen from the fire between Sun Valley and Tujunga on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
The La Tuna Canyon Fire burns dangerously close to the 210 Freeway in Sun Valley on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
Large clouds of smoke cover the sky from a fire between Sun Valley and Tujunga on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
Smoke can be seen from the fire between Sun Valley and Tujunga on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
The La Tuna Canyon Fire burns dangerously close to the 210 Freeway in Sun Valley on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
Smoke can be seen from the fire between Sun Valley and Tujunga on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017.
Flames are threatening homes in neighborhoods north of the 210 Freeway in Sun Valley.
SUN VALLEY, LOS ANGELES - See photos of a ferocious, fast-moving brush fire burning in the Sun Valley area near the 210 Freeway amid windy, dry conditions on Friday.

Fire officials said a shift in the wind means the fire has the potential to grow rapidly. The fire is coming amid triple-digit heat in the San Fernando Valley.

The 210 was closed in both directions and motorists were advised to avoid the area.
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