Los Angeles firefighters are battling a brushfire in San Pedro that broke out Thursday night in a park near homes, according to authorities.
Ground and air teams are fighting a 1-acre blaze that started amid medium grass and brush in rugged terrain at Peck Park, 560 North Western Ave., according to a 6:15 pm alert by the Los Angeles Fire Department.
The park about homes and a shopping center.
Helicopter footage from KTLA-TV Channel 5 showed flames and billowing smoke approaching close to homes. None appeared to be on fire.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information is available.