FRAZIER PARK (CBSLA) – Crews are fighting a large brush fire which erupted along the 5 Freeway near Frazier Park in Kern County Sunday.
The Shell Fire broke out before 4 p.m. off the southbound 5 Freeway, south of Grapevine Road.READ MORE: Sean Penn Refuses To Return To Set Unless Crew Fully Vaccinated
As of Monday morning, the blaze had grown to 1,984 acres and was 30% contained.
No structures were threatened at last report.
The blaze was being fought with an air and ground attack. Assisting in the firefight were crews from CAL Fire, the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management.READ MORE: Remains Found In Ballona Wetlands ID’d As Missing Woman Kolby Story
There was no immediate word on a cause. The Southern California region is currently in the midst of a heat wave which has brought triple-digit temperatures.
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— Kern County Fire (@kerncountyfire) June 28, 2021