Small brush fire near Greek Theatre prompts evacuation at Griffith Observatory

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A precautionary evacuation was issued at Griffith Observatory after a small brush fire erupted near the Greek Theatre on Friday.

A precautionary evacuation was issued at Griffith Observatory after a small brush fire erupted near the Greek Theatre on Friday.

The quarter-acre blaze was reported around 11:20 a.m. near the 2700 block of N. Vermont.

Fire officials said the precautionary evacuation at Griffith Observatory was being handled by Park Rangers.

The blaze was declared knocked down at noon. No injuries were reported.
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