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One hundred firefighters battling a wildfire that quickly grew to 70 acres in the Elizabeth Lake area on Tuesday afternoon have stopped the blaze's forward progress, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

A brush fire broke out in the Elizabeth Lake area on Oct. 11, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

A brush fire broke out in the Elizabeth Lake area on Oct. 11, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

Officials first tweeted around 12:30 p.m. about the second-alarm fire around, which had by then grown to between 15  and 20 acres.

Within 50 minutes, the blaze had doubled in size, prompting an "aggressive" attack by air and ground.

By 2 p.m., forward progress on the fire had stopped, the Fire Department tweeted.

Resources included six engines, two dozers, five camp crews, two water tenders, three helicopters, and two super scoopers, officials said.

No structures were threatened, according to the Fire Department, which has not released any additional information.