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Brush Fire Strikes Griffith Park

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Reported at 2:27 p.m. this afternoon, a grass and brush fire of about 2-3 acres in size has been reported south of the Mineral Wells Trail in the northern part of Griffith Park. Los Angeles Spokesman Brian Humphrey reports that 100 firefighters have reported to the scene and there have been no injuries, no structures threatened and no formal evacuations ordered, as of 2:54 p.m. The last fire at the park was on Sunday, July 27, 2008, which was located not too far from today's blaze. UPDATE: The fire was knocked down shortly after 3:45 p.m. and stayed confined to 3 acres, according to an update alert from the LAFD.