LAFD Douses Small Hillside Fire in Elysian Park

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - With the aid of helicopter water drops, ground crews with Los Angeles Fire Department working with park rangers quickly put out a small vegetation fire today on a remote hillside trail in the Elysian Park area of Los Angeles.

The fire broke out around 9:13 a.m. near the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway and Stadium Way, and was knocked down at 9:47 a.m.

No injuries were reported and there was no threat to structures.

Though there was a homeless encampment nearby, the specific cause of the fire has yet to be determined, according to the LAFD.

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