May 17, 2021, 10 am – Location is Palisades Court and Michael Lane, Topanga Canyon, Los Angeles, CA. This is a Los Angeles County Fire Department event.
Fire is active and no hikers or observers are permitted in the fire area.
No structures reported damaged at this time. Water dropping helicopters are working the fire, fixed wing aircraft must wait until the marine layer (clouds) lift to 4,000′ per LAC Fire.
Cause is suspicious. One individual was detained, questioned and arrested (adult male) by LAFD Arson Investigators.
Mandatory evacuation in effect; hard closure Topanga/Mulholland and Topanga/PCH. #palisadesfire #lafd @calfire