Early Morning Fire on Hillside Near Sunset and La Cienega

Los Angeles County Fire Department fire truck

Firefighters extinguished a one-acre brush fire on a hillside in the West Hollywood area early Wednesday.

The fire was reported at about 5 a.m. near Sunset and La Cienega boulevards, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Los Angeles city firefighters also went to the scene. The flames were extinguished in about a half hour. Some firefighters remained at the location dousing hot spots.

No injuries were reported, and no structures were damaged.

UPDATE: Lt. William Moulder of the West Hollywood Sheriff’s station confirmed at the Dec. 16 Public Safety Commission meeting that the fire was caused by a homeless person trying to stay warm.

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