A Los Angeles City Fire battalion chief issues commands during a firefight near the Newhall Pass on Sunday April 16, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)
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Firefighters made quick work of a brush fire that was just south of San Fernando Road and one-quarter north of Balboa Boulevard.

The fire was reported at 1:28 p.m. and burned three-quarters of an acre before it was 100 percent contained by 2:07 p.m.

“The fire is out (and there) is no injuries,” said Brian Humphrey with the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A Los Angeles City firefighters operate engine pumps near the scene of a Newhall Pass fire on Sunday April 16, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)

The fire was caused by downed power lines according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

California Highway Patrol officers shut down southbound San Fernando Road at the entrance to Sunshine Canyon Landfill for about two hours.

Los Angeles City firefighters advance toward charred land during a firefight on Sunday April 16, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)

No structures were threatened in the fire.

Staff Writer Samie Gebers contributed to the reporting of this story. 

Los Angeles City firefighters coordinate tasks during a firefight on Sunday April 16, 2017. (Austin Dave/The Signal)
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