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Grass fire near Occidental College in L.A. burns two acres

Grass fire near Occidental College in L.A. burns two acres
A grass fire burned about two acres Tuesday evening near the Eagle Rock campus of Occidental College, authorities said. (Los Angeles Times)

A grass fire scorched about two acres Tuesday evening on a hillside near the campus of Occidental College, authorities said.

The fire was first reported in the 4600 block of Townsend Avenue about 6:15 p.m., said Erik Scott, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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About 75 firefighters put out the blaze in less than an hour, Scott said. No structures were damaged.

Investigators did not identify what caused the fire.

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