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Two Rescued in Car Crash That Sparked a Brush Fire in Angeles National Forest

The fire burned about six acres off the side of Highway 39 north of Azusa

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    Car Crash Sparks a Brush Fire Near Azusa

    Two people were rescued from a car that crashed and sparked a brush fire overnight in Angeles National Forest. Video broadcast on Today in LA on Tuesday Nov. 5, 2019.

    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019)

    Two people were rescued from a car that crashed and sparked a brush fire overnight in Angeles National Forest.

    The fire burned about six acres off the side of Highway 39 in the Angeles National Forest north of Azusa early Tuesday morning. The crash was reported at about 12:30 a.m. near the Crystal Lake campground.

    Two people were injured and taken to a hospital, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Details about their conditions were not immediately available. 

    Firefighters on the ground were assisted by water dropping helicopters.

    There was no estimate of containment.

    No evacuations were immediately ordered.

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