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Crews seemingly put out brush fire in Highland Park that burned at least five acres

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LAFD battles fire in Highland Park near 110 freeway
LAFD battles fire in Highland Park near 110 freeway 12:23

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a quick-moving brush fire in Highland Park that has burned at least 5 acres.

The fire began near the 360 block of South Avenue 60 near the 110 freeway and moved uphill toward some homes and apartments nearby. No evacuations have been ordered.

Several helicopters helped ground crews battle the fire from above.

In total, 96 firefighters responded to the greater alarm fire and seemingly put out the fire with no visible flames by 10:50 p.m.

Crews were assigned to structure protection in a nearby neighborhood as a precaution.

 

Firefighter get a handle on brush fire bordering 110 freeway

Crews on the ground and in the air were able to get a handle on the fire with no visible flames by 10:50 p.m. 

LAFD gets handle on brush fire bordering 110 freeway 03:55
By Matthew Rodriguez
 

Helicopters drop water onto Highland Park fire

Several helicopters flew over ground crews to help put out the fire. 

Helicopters drop water on fire in Highland Park near the 110 freeway 00:32
By Matthew Rodriguez
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