UPDATE: Brush fire burns 2.5 acres in Tesoro

Firefighters from LA County battle the Tesoro Fire in North Valencia. The Fire started at 10:48 am and the caue is under investigation. Cory Rubin/ The Signal
A brush fire that broke out in Tesoro del Valle Monday morning, burned 2.5 acres before it was extinguished in about a half-hour. The fire — dubbed the “Tesoro Incident” — was reported to the Los Angeles County Fire Department at 10:50 a.m., near the intersection of Tesoro del Valle and Rancho Tesoro Drive, Fire Department Inspector David Michel said.
Camp crews make gain acces to the Tesoro Fire in North Valencia by hopping a fence. The Fire started at 10:48 am and the caue is under investigation. Cory Rubin/ The Signal
Firefighters arriving at the fire at 10:56 a.m. reported seeing smoke “1 mile out,” he said. The fire, described as moving through light fuel and running uphill, burned a half-acre by 11:05 a.m. The fire was “knocked down” with 100 percent containment at 11:33 a.m., Fire Department spokeswoman Vanessa Lozano sid. Firefighters were alerted to high tension wires in the area. No structures were reported threatened. jholt@signalscv.com 661-287-5527 On Twitter @jamesarthurholt

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