Brush Fire Burning in Duarte, No Threat to Azusa Campuses

The Department of Campus Safety was made aware of a brush fire. The Los Angeles County Fire Department is responding to suppress an 8 acre brush fire at the Fish Canyon Rd. and Van Tassel Mtwy. in the city of Duarte. We are monitoring the situation closely. There is no threat to the Azusa campuses at this time.

If there are any updates regarding this brush fire we will provide further information.

Update: 3:15 p.m.:

The Los Angeles County Fire Department has named this fire the Encanto Fire. This fire is at 10 acres and is contained by the fire personnel. Fire personnel are currently in the mop-up stage with this fire. Please continue to stay away from the area of Fish Canyon Rd. and Van Tassel Mtwy. in the city of Duarte until fire and police personnel deem the area safe. The current air quality remains moderate at this time. There are no threats to the APU community.

Thank you for your continued cooperation.