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Firefighters stop forward progress of Galster fire in West Covina

A map shows the location of a brush fire at the 1500 block of Westridge Road by Galster Wilderness Park in West Covina
Firefighters responded to the 1500 block of Westridge Road by Galster Wilderness Park in West Covina.
(Los Angeles Times)

Firefighters have stopped the forward progress of a brush fire by Galster Wilderness Park in the city of West Covina, authorities said.

Firefighters responded Thursday afternoon to a fire in the city of West Covina that officials said was moving toward homes.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department was alerted to the fire at 2:25 pm, spokeswoman Leslie Lua said. Firefighters had responded to the 1500 block of Westridge Road by Galster Wilderness Park. It was 2 to 3 acres by about 4 p.m.

Firefighters stopped the fire’s forward progress about 5 p.m., L.A. County Fire Department spokesman Marvin Lim said. He said that no structures were lost and that the fire no longer poses a threat to homes.


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