facebook
twitter
search
search

No injuries reported in Calif. wildfire

May 9, 2012 at 11:00 AM

ACTON, Calif., May 9 (UPI) -- Fire officials said a fire that burned 126 acres in Acton, Calif., destroyed several buildings and triggered a precautionary evacuation has been contained.

Nearly 400 firefighters from Los Angeles County, the city of Los Angeles and the U.S. Forest Service battled the wind-whipped blaze that erupted Tuesday afternoon, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, reported Wednesday.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, fire officials said. No injuries were reported.

Authorities said the fire destroyed a mobile home, an outbuilding, two sheds and two vehicles. As a precaution, 30 homes were evacuated.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Ted Cruz campaign pulls ad featuring softcore porn actress
Report: Clinton Foundation subpoenaed by State Dept. watchdog over charity projects
Ruby Rose, Gigi Hadid react to Kanye West's lyric about Taylor Swift
Kristen Wiig impersonates Peyton Manning on 'The Tonight Show'
NYC police officer found guilty of manslaughter in Brooklyn stairway shooting