The fire’s forward progress was stopped by crews by 6 a.m. and a portion of Malibu Canyon Road reopened at 9 a.m.
MALIBU, CA — Firefighters stopped the forward progress of a fire Sunday that charred about four acres of brush in Malibu.
Dispatched at 4:24 a.m. to the area of Malibu Canyon and Malibu Knolls roads, firefighters halted the forward progress of the fire at 5:43 a.m., according to a Los Angeles County Fire Department dispatcher.
A California Highway Patrol traffic advisory issued a little after 6 a.m., closing Malibu Canyon Road at Piuma Road, was canceled at 9 a.m.
An advisory issued at about 5:45 a.m. closing Pacific Coast Highway, between Corral Canyon to Carbon Canyon roads, and Malibu Canyon Road from Pacific Coast Highway to Piuma Road, was lifted at about 6:50 a.m., the sheriff’s Lost Hills/Malibu station reported, adding that Las Virgenes Road and Malibu Canyon Road remained closed from Mulholland Highway.