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Second fire in two days outside Dodger Stadium [Updated]

July 24, 2010 |  6:43 pm

For the second day in a row, a small brush fire broke out Saturday near Dodger Stadium but firefighters contained it within an hour.

The 1-acre fire was reported just after 3 p.m. on a ridge between Radio Hill and the 110 Freeway in Elysian Park, which surrounds the ball field, said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Devin Gales.

[Updated at 8:01 p.m.: A previous version of this post incorrectly spelled Devin Gales' last name as Gale.]

The blaze was farther away from the stadium than Friday's fire, and is being investigated as a separate incident, he said.

With the temperature reaching 93 degrees, small fires are to be expected in the dry brush outside the sports facility, he said.

"There's no cluster, unless there's something that comes up later," he said.

-- Gale Holland

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