NEW FIRE | West Fire | Lancaster (Los Angeles County), California | 1

UPDATE 1 | 1405 PT | 6/21/2020

A fast-moving brush fire is burning off of Lancaster Road and 245th Street west in Lancaster (Los Angeles County), California, just outside of the Angeles National Forest.

Resources: Copters 10, 12, 15, 532. Engines 78 (IC), Angeles National Forest Service, E477 (Div Alpha), E315, E84, 2 Water Tender 130 (plus a 2nd one) . Dozer Team 5 and Crew 12.

Photo Credit | LA Co Fire Ops

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Division Alpha (E477) : Engines 315 and 84 were assigned.  Fire burning into a wash.

Fire was reported to be at 20 acres  of grass with winds at 15 miles-per-hour coming from the west.  Copter 15 reported they could see a large header from several miles away with heavy smoke.

One structure is threatened on the alpha shoulder.

Division Zulu:  Established at 1355 hours PT.  Copter 532 tying in.

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