SYLMAR, Calif. (KABC) -- Firefighters from multiple agencies on Sunday afternoon were battling a brush fire that burned at least 15 acres in Sylmar's Lopez Canyon, officials said.
Los Angeles Fire Department personnel initially responded about 11:30 a.m. to a small blaze on a hillside near the intersection of Wheatland Avenue and Foothill Boulevard, just north of the 210 Freeway.
Fanned by 9 mph winds, the flames spread uphill in a "fairly remote location," making access difficult for firefighters, the LAFD said.
No injuries were immediately reported.
The cause of the incident was unknown.