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Dodgers: A Small Brush Fire Breaks Out Near Dodger Stadium



According to NBC Los Angeles, a small brush fire erupted near Dodger Stadium on Saturday. The fire was reported along the northbound 110 freeway at Solano Avenue.

Video courtesy NBC 4

Per NBCLosAngeles.com, “the fire was approximately 2 acres, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.” Moreover, the fire was reported at 4:08 pm along the northbound Pasadena Freeway at Solano Avenue, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange.

It was knocked down at 5:10 pm with no injuries reported.

The Stadium Way on and off-ramps, the Hill Street on-ramp, as well as the northbound lanes of the 110 Freeway from the 101 Freeway interchange were temporarily closed by California Highway Patrol while the LAFD was tending to the incident.

Dodger Stadium is currently the home of the county’s biggest COVID-19 testing site with up to 6,000 Angelenos able to be tested each day. Reports are unclear if the fire affected these operations.

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Written by Clint Pasillas

Clint is the lead editor of Dodgers Nation, and a host and analyst on Dodgers Nation's own Blue Heaven podcast live stream.

He's been writing, blogging, and podcasting Dodgers since about 2008. He was there for Nomar, Greg Maddux, and Blake DeWitt, and he'll be there for Walker Buehler, Alex Verdugo, Dustin May, and any Dodgers of the future.

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  1. With Elysian Park being one of the most populated areas of the city by homeless encampments, these will continually flare up.

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