Fire Fighters Tend To Smoldering Vehicle, Brush On GMR

UPDATE, 12:01 p.m.: Fire fighters and the California Highway Patrol have determined that the vehicle over the side was from a crash that occurred in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

The crash was originally called in at 1:53 a.m. The occupant of that vehicle was contacted by fire fighters and was already home after having driven it last night, according to Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Chris Reade.

The one-quarter acre brush fire was extinguished.

PREVIOUSLY: Los Angeles County Fire Fighters and the U.S. Forest Service are dousing a smoldering vehicle found about 100 feet over the side on Glendora Mountain Road earlier Wednesday.

The vehicle was discovered near Glendora Ridge Motorwy at 8:49 a.m. Fire fighters are extinguishing one-quarter acre of brush that was affected by the vehicle, according to broadcast traffic.

Authorities believe this smoldering car to be a more recent incident. No victims have been found as of yet. A Los Angeles County Fire helicopter is searching for victims from the air. K9s have been requesting to search for possible ejected victims, said Inspector Chis Reade of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The California Highway Patrol is also investigating.

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