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WATCH: Crews in Los Angeles battle brush fire

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Posted at 10:48 PM, Oct 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-11 02:00:42-04

Firefighters in Los Angeles are battling a brush fire that broke out in Sylmar late Thursday night, according to ABC7.

The station reports the wind-driven fire, deemed the Saddleridge Fire, broke out shortly before 10 p.m. and is burning right up to homes and power lines. It quickly scorched over 20 acres.

Over 100 personnel were on scene battling the blaze, deemed a "Major Emergency" incident by Los Angeles Fire Department, the highest classification there is for a fire emergency. Los Angeles and Kern county crews were in unified command for the incident.