Brush Fire Rages at Griffith Park in Los Angeles

StoryfulWeatherPublished: July 11, 2018
Published: July 11, 2018

A brush fire that broke out near Griffith Park in Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon, July 10, sparked an evacuation of more than 2,000 people from the Griffith Observatory. The Griffith Park Fire, which started around 2 pm, burned through 25 acres and was 80 percent contained by about 5 pm, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Eric Scott, fire captain and public information officer at the Los Angeles Fire Department, said a few vehicles were burned by the fire, but there were no injuries and no threats to any structures. The footage was shared online on Twitter on July 10. Credit: Ali Buttars via Storyful

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