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Warner Bros. Studio evacuates because of nearby wildfire

Posted at 9:32 PM, Nov 09, 2019

(CNN)The Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank, near Los Angeles, was evacuated Saturday.

The Barham brush fire has burned 34 acres in the Hollywood Hills, a statement from the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

"There are no structures damaged or imminently threatened," the fire department said. Officials encouraged residents to stay inside their homes and have not issued evacuation orders.

More than 230 fire department personnel are assigned to the fire, the statement said.

The fire department had stopped the blaze's forward progress, officials said Saturday evening.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.