Small brush fire in Escondido burns five acres

At least five acres of brush burned today in Acton, threatening structures near the Antelope Valley (14) Freeway, a county fire official said.

The fire was reported at 2:50 p.m. near Escandido Canyon Road and the 14, said Capt. Sam Padilla of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

An unknown number of structures were threatened, but no evacuations were
ordered and no injuries were reported, Padilla said.

By 4:15 p.m., the fire was fully contained, he said. The cause of the fire was unknown.

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