Firefighters Contain Blaze Near Universal Studios California

A brush fire burning near Universal Studios in California was brought under control by firefighters on Monday, June 20, just over an hour after it started, officials said.

The fire, dubbed the Coyote Fire, burned about one acre of brush near an apartment complex off Barham Boulevard in Hollywood Hills, the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) said.

According to officials, it took 100 firefighters 75 minutes to gain control of the fire.

Lars Whelan said they recorded this footage from Barham Boulevard on Monday night.

The fire did not cause any structural damage or injury, the LAFD said. Credit: Lars Whelan via Storyful

Video transcript

[HELICOPTER HUMMING]

- Yeah. [INAUDIBLE]

- He didn't drop anything.

- He did. [INAUDIBLE]

- He did?

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- It's further in than [INAUDIBLE]

- Yeah.

- Because there's a-- there's a swamp. There's a swamp. It's like 100 yards in.

- Oh, really?

- Yeah.

[SIRENS BLARING]

- Hey, [INAUDIBLE].

- Watch the bottom of the helicopter as it comes by. You'll see they're dripping.

- I only see smoke. It's hard to see.

- When he comes overhead, watch. See? Watch. It's dripping on the [INAUDIBLE].

- Oh, yeah, I see it. I see it.

- Yeah.

- [INAUDIBLE]

- He didn't drop anything.

- He did.

[INTERPOSING VOICES]

- He did?

- No, it's-- it's further in than [INAUDIBLE]

- Yeah.

- Because there's a-- there's a swamp.

- Yeah.

- There's a swamp. It's like 100 yards in.

- Oh, really?

- Yeah.

[SIRENS BLARING]

- Hey, [INAUDIBLE].

- Watch the bottom of the helicopter as it comes by. You'll see they're dripping.

- I only see smoke. It's hard to see.

- When he comes overhead, watch. See? Watch. It's dripping on the [INAUDIBLE].

- Oh, yeah, I see it. I see it.

- Yeah.

[HELICOPTER HUMMING]

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