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Firefighters Extinguish One-Acre Brush Fire In Elysian Park

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Firefighters are battling a one-acre brush fire in Elysian Park. According to a statement issued by the Los Angeles Fire Department just after 1 p.m. on Thursday, there are currently 80 LAFD personnel, including three helicopters, at the scene "attacking three spot fires that have consumed less than 2 acres heavy brush."

No structures are currently threatened and no residential evacuations have been ordered. LAPD ground and air units have also been summoned to the park "to assure that hikers and others in the wildland area of this urban park only can avoid peril," according to the LAFD statement.

Update [3 p.m.]:According to the LAFD, the fire was extinguished at approximately 2:20 p.m.

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