Firefighters working to extinguish Briggs Fire. Photo courtesy of Angeles National Forest.

Brush fire burns 5 acres in Acton

A joint firefighting effort by Los Angeles County and Angeles National Forest firefighters knocked down a brush fire near Acton in less than 45 minutes Monday morning. The fire burned 5 acres of brush. The fire — dubbed the Briggs Fire — broke out on the 8300 block of Soledad Canyon Road, between between Indian Canyon Road and Briggs Road at 10:36 a.m. Monday. “No structures were threatened and all forward progress of the fire was reported at 11:14 a.m.,” Los Angeles County Fire Department spokesman Marvin Lim said. [email protected] 661-287-5527 On Twitter @jamesarthurholt


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