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5-acre brush fire breaks out in Gorman; SigAlert issued: Officials



A SigAlert has been issued for both directions of the 138 Freeway connectors from the 5 Freeway due to a 5-acre fire in Gorman, officials said.

The Hughes Fire was 1 acre as of just before 5 p.m., but it had grown to 5 acres by 5:05, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced.

It began as a vehicle fire but quickly spread to brush, the LASD added.

The SigAlert is expected to remain in place until about 6 p.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

Check back for updates to this developing story.

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