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Brush Fire Knocked Down At Smokey Bear Road

By Leon Worden /SCVNews.com

Los Angeles County firefighters made quick work of a brush fire that broke out Saturday afternoon near Pyramid Lake.

The fire was reported at 3:20 p.m. just east of Interstate 5, south of Smokey Bear. It spread to 2 or 3 acres in gusty 5mph winds.

The right two lanes of northbound Interstate 5 were closed due to heavy smoke.


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The active flames were knocked down at 3:47 p.m.

A Fire Department chopper remained on scene to monitor the mop-up due to gusty wind conditions.