A wildfire that burned 45 acres, forced temporary evacuations in Glendale and prompted freeway closures was fully contained Tuesday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 4:09 p.m. Sunday near the 2900 block of Colorado Boulevard, near the Glendale (2) Freeway, in the Eagle Rock area.

Firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department and Glendale Fire Department worked the scene until full containment was achieved about 3 Tuesday afternoon.

On Sunday afternoon, at the height of the blaze, flames spread to the north side of the Ventura (134) Freeway and slowly backed toward homes in the area, and five water-dropping helicopters were brought in to assist more than 200 firefighters on the ground.

Smoke from the fire could be seen across a wide area that day, including from Dodger Stadium, where the Dodgers were playing the New York Yankees.

A flare-up on Monday afternoon that was snuffed out by water drops was one of several interior hot spots crews doused amid mop-up operations.

No buildings burned and no civilian injuries were reported, according to the LAFD, but one firefighter sustained a minor injury from a fall.

Mandatory evacuations were ordered by Glendale officials Sunday evening on Glenoaks Boulevard from Mount Carmel Drive to Bywood Drive. The evacuations were lifted several hours later.

The Ventura (134) Freeway was shut down on the westbound side at Figueroa Street and on the eastbound side at Glendale Avenue on Sunday, and the southbound Glendale Freeway was closed at Mountain Street.

The transition road between the westbound Ventura and Glendale freeways was also shut down, as was the transition road from the southbound Golden State (5) Freeway to the Ventura Freeway.

The eastbound 134 was reopened around 11 p.m. Sunday and the westbound lanes were reopened about two hours afterward. On Monday, the southbound 2 Freeway was reopened from the Foothill (210) Freeway and the northbound side was reopened from the Golden State to the 134 Freeway.

The transition road from the northbound Glendale Freeway to the westbound Ventura Freeway remained closed through Tuesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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