New fire in Acton
Los Angeles County Fire officials said a new fire was reported at 3:40 p.m. at 1216 West Avenue Y-8 near the Antelope Valley Freeway in the Acton area. The fire, which had burned several acres, was threatening homes in the Cedar Croft and Brian Glen areas. At least 240 have been dispatched to fight the fire, which is 5% contained.
-- Andrew Blankstein