Griffith Park brush fire contained at 5 acres

GLENDALE, Calif.

The fire was burning uphill above Zoo Drive near Victory Blvd.

At least two water-dropping helicopters assisted firefighting ground crews.

The terrain was described by the /*L.A. City Fire Dept.*/ as heavy brush, but firefighting conditions were favorable since temperatures were relatively cool and winds were relatively light, according to the department.

No civilians or homes were threatened.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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