2 fires break out locally
At least 135 acres near Gorman burned within two hours Friday afternoon as firefighters battled to control it.
Later, shortly after 7:15 p.m., the fire had burned 135 acres and was reported to be 75 percent contained.
The fire reported shortly before 3:30 p.m. Friday near the northbound lanes of Interstate 5, just south of Gorman Road, a spokesman with the Los Angeles County Fire Department told The Signal. No one was hurt. At least three waterdumping helicopters and one water-dumping fixed wing plane responded to the call, the Fire Department spokesman said.
Firefighters also showed off their skill and expertise when they extinguished a small brush fire near Castaic Lake in approximately 15 minutes.
The brush fire broke out on North Lake Hughes Road and North Ridge Route Road at 2:35 p.m. Firefighters were on scene about one minute later.
No injuries were reported and no structures were threatened as a result of the fire.