Crews gain on wildfires in Castaic, Los Padres National Forest (Map)

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Firefighters battle the Grand Fire in Kern County.

Fire officials say they've gained the upper hand in two wildfires that have scorched hilly areas north of Los Angeles. 

Crews surrounding Grand Fire

Cal Fire tweeted earlier today that firefighters have the Grand Fire 80 percent contained as of Sunday morning. The fire has so far burned 4,346 acres in Los Padres National Forest. It forced the evacuation of a school and  several hiking and camping sites in the area when it broke out on Wednesday.

Hungry Valley State Park remains closed, along with Frazier Mountain Road and Gold Hill Road, according to Cal Fire's report. The agency says it expects to reopen the roads on Monday.

Fire near Castaic lake contained, trails remain closed  

The 700-acre Lake Fire burning in Castaic is now 100 percent contained, 

L.A. County Department of Parks and Recreation says trails around the area will remain closed Sunday. 

The fire caused the evacuation of an elementary school when it broke out Friday afternoon. 

Cal Fire's incident map


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