A brush fire in the Los Angeles Hollywood Hills neighborhood – an upscale area that many stars call home – sparked voluntary evacuations as hundreds of firefighters worked to extinguish the flames, according to reports.
Despite attempts on the ground and from the air to control the flames, nearly 14 acres have been swallowed by the fire, but no homes have been threatened as of yet, ABC News reports.
Although no homes were in immediate danger, residents on Holly Drive were reportedly notified that they could evacuate if they felt it necessary, but there was no mandatory order.
According to the Los Angeles Times, the blaze was called in around 3 p.m. Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart told the newspaper that a grass fire made its way toward an area of moderate brush near the northbound 101 Freeway, but the fire department is unsure what caused the fire.
While there’s no official cause yet, the Times reports that there were downed power lines in the area, which also experienced low-gusting winds and temperatures of 86 degrees.