Hacienda Hts. brush fire extinguished

HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif. The fire was burning in the hills near the area of Colima Rd. and Allenton Ave., just south of the 60 Freeway.

By 6:30 p.m., the fire had burned about three acres and was moving uphill.

Homes appeared to be threatened, and there was a possibility evacuations would be ordered.

By 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, firefighters had extinguished the blaze.

The L.A. County Fire Dept. reported about 15 homes were evacuated.

No damages were reported.

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