Burning big rig ignites, two acres burned


A burning big rig sparked a small brush fire near Templin Highway on Monday morning that was snuffed out in about 45 minutes.

The fire, which ended up burning about 2 acres of brush, began shortly after 9:30 a.m., and by 10:15 a.m., all forward progress of the fire was reported as stopped.

“This came in as a fully involved semi,” said Sean Rios, spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The fire, described as “slow-moving” in no wind, burned brush described as “medium fuel” before it was extinguished.

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