Firefighters took about 20 minutes to put out a small fire that broke out early this evening on the western edge of Elysian Park.

The blaze, which residents say was located below Park Drive, was declared knocked down at 6:17 pm after scorching about a quarter-acre of eucalyptus trees and grass, the L.A. Fire Department said on Twitter. No water-drops were required to fight the fire.

No injuries were reported and no structures threatened, said the fire department.


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