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Small brush fire reported in Elysian Park near Dodger Stadium

May 20, 2012 |  2:06 pm

A small brush fire was sparked in Elysian Park just east of Dodger Stadium at about 1 p.m. Sunday, city fire officials said.

The slow-moving fire concentrated in a half-acre of dense brush was not threatening any structures, said L.A. City Fire Department spokesman Matt Spence. The cause of the fire was not known.

Traffic delays are expected is the area, Spence said. It was not yet clear if the fire would be out by 5 p.m., when the Dodgers play the Cardinals at Dodger Stadium.

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