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Freeway Traffic Backed Up Due to Fire in Bell

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A brush fire broke out in Bell Thursday morning, causing traffic to slow as officials battled the blaze.

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A fire broke out the morning of May 15, 2014, in Bell. (Credit: KTLA)

A fire could be seen near the northbound 710 Freeway at Firestone Boulevard as of 7 a.m., video from Sky5 showed.

The No. 4 lane was blocked by officials as they tried to extinguish the blaze, video at the time showed.

Traffic was backed up to the 105 Freeway, video showed.