Firefighters make quick work of small brush fire off 5 Freeway

By Nikolas Samuels

Last update: Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Firefighters made quick work of a small vegetation fire off of the Southbound 5 Freeway at the Whitaker Brake Check near Castaic Saturday morning.

Seven engines and three helicopters were among the personnel that responded to the fire that burned a quarter of an acre before it was put out in 10 minutes according to L.A. County Fire Department officials.

The fire was reported at 5:54 a.m. No structures were threatened. The winds did not cause any extra complications in fighting the fire.

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Firefighters make quick work of small brush fire off 5 Freeway

Firefighters made quick work of a small vegetation fire off of the Southbound 5 Freeway at the Whitaker Brake Check near Castaic Saturday morning.

Seven engines and three helicopters were among the personnel that responded to the fire that burned a quarter of an acre before it was put out in 10 minutes according to L.A. County Fire Department officials.

The fire was reported at 5:54 a.m. No structures were threatened. The winds did not cause any extra complications in fighting the fire.

Nikolas Samuels

Nikolas Samuels