Angeles National Forest brush fire closes in on homes, power lines; Update: 1,000 acres burned [pics]

A fast-moving brush fire burned through more than 500 acres of Angeles National Forest in California this afternoon, claiming at least one structure and threatening power lines, according to CBS Los Angeles. Tweeters are using the hashtag #PowerhouseFire to keep tabs on the path of the flames.

Smoke from the flames is visible for miles.

In just the last hour, Forest Service estimates have grown from 400 to 600 acres or more.

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Update:

The fire has now consumed more than 1,000 acres of brush, according to the latest reports.

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