Fire Burns Brush Near 118 Freeway in Simi Valley

News Staff

Firefighters responded to a brush fire Monday near the 118 Freeway in the Simi Valley area.

The Rocky Fire was reported at about 10:30 a.m. near the Rocky Peak Road exit. Aerial video showed flames burned up a hillside to the edge of the freeway.

At least two water-dropping helicopters were at the scene.

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The fire is not considered part of the 91,500-acre Woolsey Fire, which began last week in Ventura County. That fire, which burned into the Malibu area, is 20-percent contained.