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Los Angeles city and county fire department crews put out a brush fire at Kenneth Hahn State Recreational Area in the Baldwin Hills area Tuesday evening, officials said.

A helicopter makes a water drop on a brush fire in the Baldwin Hills area on Aug. 2, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

A helicopter makes a water drop on a brush fire in the Baldwin Hills area on Aug. 2, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

The fire was reported about 6:15 p.m. at 5048 W. Coliseum St. and was knocked down about 45 minutes later, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

The blaze was burning uphill toward Mantova and Punta Alta drives on the north side of the park.

A helicopter made water drops and light smoke was seen in the area, aerial video from Sky5 showed.

Several spot fires were also burning in the area and firefighters were in place for structure protection. No homes were damaged.

The blaze was originally reported at a quarter acre, officials said.

Crews will remain at the scene to put out remaining hot spots.

Traffic was closed on South La Brea Avenue south of Coliseum Street.