Castaic fire drills expected during last few weeks of May

Los Angeles County Fire Department

No need for residents to stop, drop and roll when they see grass fires starting May 12.

The Los Angeles County Fire Department will be conducting grass drills, which are controlled fires set on grass and used for training purposes, on May 12, 15, 16, 18, 22, 26 and 30.

Locals can rest assured these drills are contained and should not be alarmed when they see smoke or fire in Castaic during the morning on these dates.

Drills will begin at 9 a.m., will conclude by 11:30 a.m. and will be cleared by operational crews by 1:30 p.m.

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