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Fire forces road closure in hills near Burbank

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Posted at 2:00 PM, May 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-25 17:28:25-04

BURBANK, Calif. (KGTV) - A brush fire broke out Friday afternoon in the hills east of Burbank.

Burbank firefighters and police officers closed roads near Sunset Canyon Drive and Harvard Road about 2 p.m.

The location of the fire is above a residential neighborhood. Crews are evacuating hikers in the area.

There was no immediate word on the cause of the fire.

The flames are burning near the site of the La Tuna Fire, which burned more than 7,000 acres and five homes in September 2017.

10News is monitoring breaking developments.