By CBSLA Staff

PORTER RANCH (CBSLA) — Firefighters Thursday were able to quickly extinguish two brush fires burning alongside the westbound 118 Freeway at Tampa Avenue in the Porter Ranch area.

Around 2:40 p.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department reported that there were two separate fires burning, both less than a quarter-acre on opposite sides of the freeway.

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The LAFD requested additional resources due to its location on opposing sides of the freeway.

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By about 3 p.m., 42 firefighters were able to extinguish the fires in 46 minutes.

No injuries were reported and no structures were damaged.

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It was not immediately clear what started the fires.