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
By Jim Holt
Monday, July 9th, 2018

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.

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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

UPDATE: Brush fire burns 2.5 acres in Tesoro

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