Bushfires erupt along 118 Fwy in the San Fernando Valley

by: Cameron Kiszla, Gil Leyvas, with reporting by Elizabeth Chapman

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A pair of brush fires burned along Highway 118 in Granada Hills and Porter Ranch Friday night.

Reports of fires first surfaced at 8:45 p.m., including one near the freeway and Reseda Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

That blaze was brought under control within an hour and 74 firefighters battled the blaze, the LAFD said.

There have been no reports of damaged structures or injuries, and the cause of this fire is under investigation.

The other fire, which was near Hayvenhurst Avenue in Granada Hills, was brought under control by 73 firefighters in about an hour, and no injuries or damaged structures were reported, according to the LAFD.

“This fire is under investigation. There is *currently* no determined correlation between this fire and a concurrent brush fire that burned to the west near Reseda Blvd,” the department added.

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