Raw: Wildfire Threatens Homes, Shuts Down Freeway Lanes Near Los Angeles


A fire burning in Castaic Monday scorched at least 25 acres of brush and shut down several lanes of traffic near Templin Highway.

The fire was reported around 4 p.m. along the shoulder of the 5 Freeway.

It began as a fire on a big-rig truck and quickly spread to surrounding brush.