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Photos: Firefighters Battle Griffith Park Brush Fire [UPDATE]
Firefighters are currently battling a small wildfire that has broken out in Griffith Park.
According to LAFD, the 2-acre fire is located near the L.A. Zoo on the 4900 block of Griffith Park Drive.
Over 100 LAFD firefighters now assigned + assistance from LACoFD, Burbank FD, and Glendale FD. Firefighters making good progress...— LAFD (@LAFD) September 5, 2015
At this point there are no reports of injuries or damage to structures, and currently no threat to any structures, according to City News Service. Although small, the smoke from the fire could be seen from the 5 freeway and from afar in Glendale.
The cause is currently under investigation.
Update: According to the LAFD, the fire was put out after it spread up to 5 acres. No injuries or damage to structures were reported.
From the Griffith Park Fire. Glendale Fire Crews working the north flank pic.twitter.com/tfd5yJBNSd
— ValleyFireScan (@ValleyFireScan) September 5, 2015
Flames visible at bottom. Grifith Park brush fire #GriffithPark @tropicostation @LAFD #LAFD pic.twitter.com/Qt7DHuzy0b— G-Andy (@GeoAndy) September 5, 2015
Big old fire in Griffith Park! pic.twitter.com/d9Dk6eFiEr— Natasha Bishop (@NatashaBishop) September 5, 2015
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