LOS ANGELES — More than 90 Los Angeles firefighters on the ground and in the air prevented a dangerous fire from burning more than one structure and a half-acre of vegetation in the Hollywood Hills.

The fire erupted before dawn Friday, burning a vacant building perched on a hillside below other residences.

Helicopters made water drops and the nearest fire engine directed heavy streams into the flames as hand lines were pulled up the hill. Lack of wind helped the situation.

Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says there were no injuries reported. The cause and dollar loss have yet to be determined.

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