Brush Fire Reported At Griffith Park

by Los Angeles Fire Department on July 10, 2018
brush fire

The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to a reported brush fire of approximately 2 acres of grass and light vegetation burning in the southeast section of   just northwest of the  on 7/10/18 at 2:09PM.  When initially reported, There were no immediate threats to structures identified.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. LAFD, LAPD and Park Rangers ask hikers, bicyclists, equestrians and motorists to avoid any urge to sightsee near the fire, and to avoid the immediate area of the blaze until firefighting operations are complete; The LAFD responders do NOT need (and must politely decline) any food or water donations, as the Department anticipates and fulfills their many human and operational needs

Visit https://www.lafd.org/alerts or follow @LAFD on twitter for the latest updates. 

UPDATE: LAFD Officals announced the Griffith Fire was 100% contained as of 7/11/18 at 7:00 AM. The fire had grown to 25 acres but no structures were threatened and no injuries were reported. The Griffith Observatory will remain closed until further notice. Please visit http://www.griffithobservatory.org/ for updates.