ELYSIAN PARK (CBSLA.com) – A small brush fire prompted evacuations in Elysian Park Thursday afternoon.
The blaze, made up of three separate spot fires, broke out around 12:50 p.m. and burned an area of approximately two acres in heavy brush, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. Elysian Park is located near Dodger Stadium.READ MORE: Man Climbs Downtown Transmission Tower Prompting Train Closures On West Side Of LA River
More than 100 LAFD personnel battled the fire from the air and ground. It was brought under control just before 2:15 p.m.READ MORE: Hedman, Kucherov Propel Streaking Lightning Past Kings 6-4
Hikers were evacuated from the park itself. However, no structures were threatened and no residential evacuations were ordered for nearby homes, LAFD said.MORE NEWS: Suspect Identified As Shawn Laval Smith In Murder Of Brianna Kupfer, Hancock Park Furniture Store Employee Found Stabbed
The cause of the fire was not confirmed.