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Brush fire burns hills next to Dodger Stadium

A small brush fire burned a hillside near Dodger Stadium in Echo Park Friday afternoon. (Credit: Manuel Hernandez from Dodger Stadium) (Manuel Hernandez from Dodger Stadium)

July 23, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A small brush fire burned a hillside near Dodger Stadium in Echo Park Friday afternoon.City firefighters were on scene battling the blaze, and water-dropping helicopters were deployed to put a quick stop to the blaze near the 110 Freeway and Hills St.

Baseball fans at the stadium watching the Mets-Dodgers game reportedly see a large plume of smoke nearby.

Approximately 10 acres of brush had burned by 7:30 p.m., according to the L.A. City Fire Dept.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.


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