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Brush fire in Glendora knocked down

A helicopter is seen dousing a fire off the 210 Freeway in Glendora Saturday, June 2, 2012. (ABC7 viewer Janet Veld)

June 2, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Firefighters knocked down a brush fire near the 210 Freeway and Sunflower Avenue in Glendora that consumed 16 acres.

Los Angeles County fire crews were dispatched to the scene at 4:50 p.m. Saturday. By 7 p.m., it had grown to 16 acres. Firefighters had it under control by 7:30 p.m.

The fire burned near a residential area, but no evacuations were ordered.

Fire officials said they would stay until 2 a.m. Sunday to watch over the area in case of flare-ups.