Update: Brush Fire Along Palos Verdes Drive South Near Peppertree Drive Extinguished
Update 1:55 pm: L.A. County Fire reports that the brush fire, which reached 4.5 acres, has been extinguished. Out of an abundance of caution, the City has closed the Palos Verdes Nature Preserve to the public for the remainder of the day. Thank you, firefighters, for your quick response to this incident.
The L.A. County Fire Department is on scene of a 1-acre brush fire along Palos Verdes Drive South near Peppertree Drive in Portuguese Bend that was reported just before 12:30 p.m. Forward progress has been stopped and there are no structures threatened and no evacuations at this time. A helicopter will be deployed for approximately 30 minutes using the helipad at City Hall. The City is monitoring the situation and will continue to provide updates.