Los Angeles County Fire Department

Pacific Coast Highway was closed in both directions from Big Rock Drive to Topanga Canyon Boulevard on Saturday night, Oct. 17, following a first-alarm grass fire. The fire was burning between one half and one acre as of 9 p.m. Saturday. At 9:12 p.m., forward progress was reported stopped on the fire.

Conditions were described as "very light winds" with a slow rate of spread, as of 8:47 p.m. Saturday, shortly before the fire department confirmed forward progress has been stopped. The first-alarm fire response included a helicopter providing air support as well as ground crews. 

The fire had been named the Topanga Fire.

The roadway remained closed as of 9:15 p.m. and crews were on scene mopping up.

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