Rosemead Fire in Whittier Narrows causes road closures

Rosemead Fire
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Road closures have been announced as firefighters are working a brush fire in the area of Whittier Narrows on Friday afternoon.

The L.A. County Fire Department announced road closures in the following areas:

• Rosemead Blvd. between Durfee Ave. and Beverly Blvd

• Lincoln Ave. between San Gabriel Blvd. and Ave. De La Merced

• San Gabriel Blvd. between Santa Anita Ave. and Lincoln Ave.

Los Angeles County and Montebello fire departments responded to the scene.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department said the fire was first reported at 1:10 p.m. near Rosemead Boulevard and Gallatin Road.

At 4:14 p.m. the fire reached about 20 acres.