BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters Battling Flames Near Glendora Mountain Road

Photo by Zak Bushey.

UPDATE, 12:38 a.m.: Firefighters have knocked 100 percent of the flames, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

UPDATE, 12:19 a.m.: The City of Glendora has released this statement regarding the fire:

“LA County Fire has informed us that the fire is about 1 acre in size and they have it contained. It should be out soon. It is off of GMR, five miles north of Glendora Ridge Motorway. There is no threat to the city at this time and it will be out soon.”

UPDATE, 12:08 a.m.: Firefighters are confident they can hold the fire to one acre burned. The fire is located near where Glendora Mountain Road and Glendora Ridge Road meet, according to firefighter broadcast traffic.

UPDATE, 11:49 p.m.: Los Angeles County Firefighters are fighting the flames with the units on scene and a helicopter, according to firefighter radio traffic.

PREVIOUSLY: A small brush fire has broken out in the hills above Glendora.

Firefighters report a half acre brush fire burning five miles up Glendora Ridge Motorway and is creeping uphill.

Los Angeles County Firefighters are working along with U.S. Forest Service firefighters.

Zak Bushey is in the neighborhoods below the fire to help deliver reports from the ground.