LANCASTER (CBSLA) – The Los Angeles County Fire Department tweeted that it has stopped forward progress in the 349-acre King Fire, and that crews will remain on the scene to manage hotspots and strengthen containment lines.
No injuries have been reported, though some structures and property were damaged in the blaze.READ MORE: LA Councilman Calls For All City Employees To Be Fully Vaccinated Against COVID
According to the LA County Sheriff’s Department, evacuation orders have been lifted for for residents living within the boundaries defined by West Avenue I to West Avenue J and 70th Street West to 80th Street West.
The two-alarm, so called King Fire, was reported around 3:15 p.m. near 90th Street W/W Avenue K in Lancaster. Approximately 200 firefighters battled the blaze from both the ground and air.READ MORE: 2 Teens Shot, 1 Killed, At Corona Movie Theater
According to LA County Fire, the brusher was in an an area with scattered structures.
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*UPDATE* Forward progress has been stopped at approximately 349 acres. No structures damaged. No injuries reported. Crews will remain on-scene handling hotspots and strengthening containment lines. #KingFire
— L.A. County Fire Department (@LACoFDPIO) June 17, 2021