Firefighters are battling a 60-acre brush fire that broke out in San Dimas early Friday morning.

The blaze was reported just before 4 a.m. in the area of San Dimas Canyon Road and E. Golden Hills Road.

No structures are threatened at this time, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, but there is a lot of brush in the area with the fire scorching 60 acres as of 5:41 a.m.

Three water-dropping helicopters are helping battle the fire, according to the La Verne Fire Department.

There are no evacuations at this time, but the LA Sheriff’s Department San Dimas Station advises residents who live in “the urban interface to have a plan to evacuate in case of emergency.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a developing story.

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By Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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