Brush Fire Near Dodger Stadium Knocked Down


Firefighters knocked down a 2-acre brush fire in Elysian Park near the 110 Freeway Wednesday morning.

The fire was reported shortly before 9 a.m. near Dodger Stadium, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The northbound and southbound 110-Freeway off-ramps were closed at Stadium Way. Officials reopened them just before 10:30 a.m.

The blaze was started at a nearby homeless emcampment by a cooking fire, officials from the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

Up to 82 firefighters fought the blaze with the assistance of LAFD helicopters.

It did not impact nearby structures, officials said. 

No further details were available. 

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