SAN DIMAS (CBS/AP) — Firefighting helicopters have made progress against a small brush fire in the San Gabriel Mountains foothill community of San Dimas.

Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopters flying in pre-dawn darkness Wednesday have made numerous water drops on the steep slopes and flames are greatly diminished.

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The fire was reported around 4 a.m. near San Dimas Canyon Golf Course.

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Weather is favorable, with little wind and high humidity.

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