IRWINDALE (CBSLA.com) — A slow-burning fire continued to burn Wednesday morning in a stories-high pile of compost in Irwindale.
It was first reported around 7:20 p.m. Tuesday at Cal Blend Soils in the 1200 block of East Arrow Highway, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.READ MORE: Arson Suspected In Pacific Palisades Brush Fire That Continues To Burn; Mandatory Evacuations Ordered
The blaze has prompted authorities to close the nearby Arrow Highway onramp to the northbound 605 Freeway. It’s unclear when it will reopen.READ MORE: Fans React To Kobe Bryant's Posthumous Induction Into The Hall Of Fame
Meanwhile, crews are turning over compost to try and get to the flames deep-seated within the pile.
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