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Officials team up to prevent brushfires

June 6, 2008 8:01:42 AM PDT
Caltrans and the Los Angeles Fire Department are teaming up to clear brush in fire danger areas Friday.Brush is currently being cleared along six local freeways, and crews will focus on the 405 Freeway between Mulholland Drive and Ventura Boulevard in Sherman Oaks.

Authorities are also asking homeowners to do their part and clear their properties of brush.

Officials said brush clearance is important because it helps minimize potential fire damage.


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