ELYSIAN PARK (CBSLA.com) — Firefighters contained a half-acre grass fire Friday in the area of Elysian Park.

The fire erupted shortly before 5 a.m. in the 800 block of Academy Road, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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Crews attacked the flames from the ground and air.

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California Highway Patrol officers have subsequently closed at least two northbound lanes of the 1110 Freeway near Dodger Stadium until further notice.

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Just before 7 a.m., firefighters contained the blaze.