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
Einstein vindicated: Scientists find gravitational waves
Vatican: Bishops not required to report abuse to police
Nicola Griffin to appear in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue at 56
Dementia rates decline in U.S., researchers unsure why
'El Chapo' drug empire's alleged financial operator arrested in Mexico