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LAFD snuffs out brush fire in El Sereno

LAFD snuffs out brush fire in El Sereno
A plume of smoke, viewed from downtown Los Angeles, rises from a brush fire in El Sereno on Friday. (Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Fire Department air and ground crews quickly knocked down a six-acre brush fire in El Sereno on Friday afternoon.

The blaze, which was reported just before 1 p.m., burned uphill in medium grass, near North Mission Road and North Soto Street.

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City fire units with assistance from Los Angeles County Fire Department camp crews extinguished the fire in just over an hour.

No structures were threatened, and no injuries were reported.

 
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UPDATES:

2:40 p.m.: This article was updated with details of the fire being knocked down.

This article was originally published at 1:25 p.m.

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