The crude shot up 20 feet into the air and covered a roughly half-mile area in Atwater Village, according to Fire Capt. Jaime Moore.
The oil was reportedly "knee deep" in some areas.
The LAFD has updated its estimate of the amount of crude spilled, now stating it's 10,000 gallons.
Two women were taken to a hospital.
Wire services report that the pipeline runs from Bakersfield, California to Texas, and, according to KPCC, is owned by Plains All American.