Malibu brush fire: Firefighters make quick work of 4-acre blaze

MALIBU, Calif. (KABC) -- Firefighters on Sunday morning stopped the forward progress of a fire that charred about four acres of brush in Malibu.

Dispatched at 4:24 a.m. to the area of Malibu Canyon and Malibu Knolls roads, firefighters stopped the forward progress of the fire at 5:43 a.m., according to a county fire department dispatcher.

The California Highway Patrol issued a traffic advisory a little after 6 a.m. closing Malibu Canyon Road at Piuma Road for an unknown duration, due to the fire.

An advisory issued at about 5:45 a.m. closing Pacific Coast Highway, between Corral Canyon to Carbon Canyon roads, and Malibu Canyon Road from Pacific Coast Highway to Piuma Road, was lifted at about 6:50 a.m., the sheriff's Lost Hills/Malibu station reported, adding that Las Virgenes Road and Malibu Canyon Road remained closed from Mulholland Highway.

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