A fire reported through 911 operators this morning at 11:40 A.M. by drivers traveling by on the 101 Ventura freeway in the eastbound lanes, claimed that they saw smoke and flames rising up along the shoulder of the freeway.
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Los Angeles City Firefighters from station 84 and California Highway Patrol from the Woodland Hills De Soto ave. C.H.P. station responded to the fire reported offramp near Topanga Canyon Boulevard near the 22000 block of Claredon St. in the rear of these commercial abandoned structures.
Firefighters located the fire and used foam to extinguish the flames which consumed about a 20 foot section of the brush and foliage behind and between the commercial building at the 22000 block of Claredon St. and the 101 Ventura Freeway's brick barrier wall.
No one was reportedly injured and the cause of this fire is under investigation by the local law enforcement and L.A. City Fire Officials. It was unclear how the fire started and no witnesses at the scene were available .
Ventura Freeway 101 Fire just before exiting S. Topanga Cyn. Blvd.
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