Pacific Coast Highway Reopens Following Fire in Malibu’s Tuna Canyon

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Pacific Coast Highway Reopens Following Fire in Malibu’s Tuna Canyon

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MALIBU (CNS) – Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu has reopened today after a brush fire about 50 feet above burned about 2 acres before firefighters stopped its progress.

The fire was reported at 8:25 p.m. Saturday in a half-acre of medium brush in the 18900 block of West Pacific Coast Highway, according to Los Angeles County fire officials.

Ground crews and water-dropping helicopters quickly attacked the blaze, fire officials said. Forward progress was reported stopped at 9:10 p.m.

PCH was closed in both directions between Big Rock Drive and Topanga Canyon Boulevard, Malibu Emergency Services said.

At 3:10 a.m. today, a spokesperson at the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department’s Lost Hills Station announced PCH had reopened.

CNS-10-18-2020 04:13