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Bouquet Fire in Angeles National Forest now at 50-percent containment

Brush fire in the Angeles National Forest
Posted at 3:42 PM, May 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-31 15:54:57-04

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KERO) — UPDATE: (5/31 @ 1:00 PM): Los Angeles fire crews are working to put out a brush fire burning near the Bouquet Reservoir just north of Santa Clarita after it broke out Monday afternoon.

Officials say it started around 4 p.m. and was reported to be approximately 75 acres in size. However, the Angeles National Forest Twitter account posted that the brush fire was holding at 48 acres and as of that update is now 50 percent contained.

The fire is reportedly spreading at a "moderate rate of speed" and it's burning uphill from the Martindale truck trail area.

The California Highway Patrol has since shut down Bouquet Canyon at Spunky Canyon until further notice.

No injuries have been reported.


UPDATE (6:30 AM): Los Angeles fire crews are working to put out a brush fire burning near the Bouquet reservoir, just north of Santa Clarita after it broke out Monday afternoon. Fire officials say that the blaze is 50% contained as of Tuesday morning.


According to ABC, "Los Angeles fire crews are working to put out a brush fire in the Angeles National Forest near the Bouquet Reservoir, north of Santa Clarita."

The U.S. Forest Service reported that the wildfire is currently at about 30 acres and may have been caused by a vehicle fire at Bouquet Canyon Road near Spunky Road.

The fire is moving at a "moderate" rate of spread.

Los Angeles County Fire, and other firefighters and law enforcement staff onsite.

No injuries have been reported.



ASSEMBLE AN EMERGENCY SUPPLY KIT

Put together your emergency supply kit long before a wildfire or other disaster occurs and keep it easily accessible so you can take it with you when you have to evacuate.

Emergency Supply Kit Checklist:

  • Face masks or coverings
  • Three-day supply of non-perishable food and three gallons of water per person
  • Map marked with at least two evacuation routes
  • Prescriptions or special medications
  • Change of clothing
  • Extra eyeglasses or contact lenses
  • An extra set of car keys, credit cards, cash or traveler’s checks
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Battery-powered radio and extra batteries
  • Sanitation supplies
  • Copies of important documents (birth certificates, passports, etc.)
  • Don’t forget pet food and water!

Items to take if time allows:

  • Easily carried valuables
  • Family photos and other irreplaceable items
  • Personal computer information on hard drives and disks
  • Chargers for cell phones, laptops, etc.

Always keep a sturdy pair of shoes and a flashlight near your bed and handy in case of a sudden evacuation at night.