- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 20, 2016

GORMAN, Calif. (AP) - More than 100 firefighters using engines, helicopters and a plane quickly stopped a 60-acre brush fire that erupted adjacent to the Interstate 5 freeway 70 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.

The fire broke out shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday in a rugged area about 70 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.

It was fully contained by about 6:30 p.m.

Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Richard Licon says no injuries were reported and no structures were damaged.

More than 100 firefighters battled the blaze at its height, employing a plane and several water-dropping helicopters.

Los Angeles County firefighters were assisted by colleagues from Kern County and the city of Los Angeles.

The fire’s cause was not immediately known.


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