Firefighters stopped a brush fire Sunday that burned about a quarter-acre of grass between homes and the Ronald Reagan (118) Freeway in Pacoima.

The fire, which started near 13019 W. Paxton St., was reported at 5:31 p.m., according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange.

Firefighters and a hand crew surrounded the fire with hose lines and hand tools, Prange said.

The department dispatched 26 firefighters to the scene and contained the fire in under 20 minutes, Prange said.

No injuries were reported, he said.

No structures were threatened and the cause of the fire remained under investigation.

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