An abandoned vehicle found burning on Bouquet Canyon Road shortly after midnight Sunday sparked a brush fire and a three-hour firefighting effort to put it out.
Firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department and firefighters with the US Forest Service were dispatched to a section of Bouquet Canyon Road near Del Sur Ridge shortly before 12:25 a.m. Monday.
“This came in as a vehicle fire,” Fire Department spokeswoman Vanessa Lozano told the The Signal Monday.
“But, then trees became involved and then it was a full brush fire,” she said.
With the joint firefighting efforts that continued until shortly before 3:30 a.m., the fire was contained to two acres, Lozano said.
“They stopped all forward advancement of the fire at 1:13 a.m.,” she said.
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