Smoke rises on Echo Park - Silver Lake border

Smoke rises from a fire near Coronado Street and the 101 Freeway.

L.A. firefighters responded to a rubbish fire that broke out this afternoon at a homeless encampment in an underpass below the 101 Freeway.

The fire in the 500 block of Coronado Street and the 101 Freeway was reported at about 4 pm, said Nicholas Prange with the L.A. Fire Department.

There were no reports of injuries, but the thick black smoke from the blaze was visible for miles. 

This story was updated with information from LAFD.

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