Brush fire near Templin Highway burns half acre

A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal
  A brush fire off Interstate 5 near Templin Highway burned between a half acre after smoke and flames were reported near a bee farm Wednesday before noon. Firefighters were dispatched to the fire at 11:25 a.m., Vanessa Lozano, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department told The Signal. By 11:45 a.m., fire crews reported having stopped all forward progress of the fire. “We were on scene at 11:39 a.m.,” Lozano said. “The (California Highway Patrol) reported seeing smoke and flames near a bee farm,” she said. The fire burned between one half acre and one acre. 661-287-5527 on Twitter @jamesarthurholt