ECHO PARK — A small grass fire blackened a steep hill along the northbound 101 Freeway near the Rampart Avenue exit this morning.
Metro Traffic reported that a small fire had broken out at about 10:30 a.m., causing traffic to back up into the Downtown area.
Photos taken by Diana Nguyen show firefighters climbing the scorched hillside below the Dream Center, the former Queen of Angels Hospital.
No word on what might have triggered the fire.
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