SYLMAR ( — A possible mechanical failure Friday prompted a Los Angeles County Fire Department helicopter to make an unexpected landing in Sylmar.

The helicopter was en route to a brush fire in the city of La Verne about 1 p.m. when it made the precautionary landing on a hillside in the 11000 block of Little Tujunga Road.

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The chopper appeared to be fully intact, according to aerial footage.

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Portions of the helicopter were expected to be removed in order to allow crews to transport the chopper via trailer for repairs.

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No injuries were reported.