'The Grand Fire' burns over 3,000 acres near Frazier Park
Last Updated: 211 days ago
FRAZIER PARK, Calif. - On May 15, at about 1 p.m., officers with the California Highway Patrol went to the Frazier Park area regarding a fire.
Update: As of 7:50 p.m., the fire has been contained at 10%.
Update: As of 5:50 p.m., the fire has grown to over 3,000 acres.
Update: As of 3:50 p.m., the fire has grown to 2,500 acres.
At 3 p.m., officials said the fire grew to 750-acres, but the fire has not destroyed buildings and is not threatening any at this time.
According to reports, the fire started with a telephone pole that caught fire. The CHP said the fire has potential of heading to the freeway, but at this time only Falcon Way leading up to the high school is closed.
Officials said Frazier Mountain High and Hungry Valley Campground were evacuated as flames seem to be headed in that direction.
Several fire departments from surrounding counties have responded to the scene to offer aid.
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The US Forest Service and Kern County are in Unified Command. There are at least 200 personnel on scene, including 10 engines, dozers, crews, and patrols. Five air tankers and four helicopters are providing air support.
The Angeles NF, LA County Fire, and Kern County Fire are all providing resources.
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