FRAZIER PARK (CBSLA) – Crews are fighting a large brush fire which erupted along the 5 Freeway near Frazier Park in Kern County Sunday.
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The Shell Fire broke out before 4 p.m. off the southbound 5 Freeway, south of Grapevine Road.
As of Monday morning, the blaze had grown to 1,984 acres and was 30% contained.READ MORE: Authorities Searching For Missing Teen Girl Allegedly Taken By Her Mother
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.
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