Brush fire erupts near Griffith Observatory

Posted at 8:25 PM, Jun 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-20 02:15:16-04

LOS ANGELES (KGTV) --Fire crews are on scene after a small brush fire erupted near the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles Tuesday night. 

The fire broke out less than a mile away from the famous site around 7:46 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. 

As of 8:27 p.m., the fire had burned an acre and a half. The department said no structures are currently being threatened. 

As of 9 p.m. the fire department reported that the fire had grown to between three and four acres. The fire is in a remote location of heavy brush with no wind, according to firefighters. Additional resources were not called in. 

Watch video from the fire in the player below: