GRIFFITH PARK—Over 100 firefighters extinguished a minor brush fire in Griffith Park on Saturday, September 5, after burning for a little more than an hour and a half, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department Spokesperson Erik Scott. 

The fire was reported at 2:27 p.m., and began with about one acre of brush burning uphill located at 4900 Griffith Park Drive, near Shane’s Inspiration Park. Both ground and air responses were deployed.

At 2:47 p.m., the LAFD reported that the fire had engulfed two acres of land, and additional resources were called for help.

By 3:23 p.m., over 100 LAFD firefighters were on the scene, with further assistance from the Burbank Fire Department and the Glendale Fire Department as well.

The fire began near Shane's Inspiration playground and park.
The fire began near Shane’s Inspiration playground and park.

At 4:13 p.m., the LAFD officially reported that the fire had been contained, after burning for 1 hour and 37 minutes. The final scope of damage was between three to five acres. No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened.

The cause of the fire is still pending investigation. The LAFD reported that at the time of the blaze, the temperature was 82 degrees F, wind of 5 to 9 mph and humidity at 38 percent.