CALABASAS (CNS) - Three lanes of the westbound Ventura (101) Freeway were blocked in Calabasas today, as firefighters quickly knocked down a small brush fire near the Las Virgenes Road interchange.
Firefighters were dispatched at 11:32 a.m. to reports of a burning hillside next to the freeway, and the the fire out in 10 minutes. A county fire station sits one block away.
The California Highway Patrol had issued a SigAlert at 11:47 a.m. because the right three lanes of the five-lane freeway were blocked by fire trucks, as the mop-up continued.
Posted by Amy King