Vehicle causes fire in Gorman, Calif.
UPDATED 7:20 PM PT – Sunday, August 1, 2021
A brush fire has broken out in Los Angeles County. Authorities announced the Hungry Fire has burned 340 acres.
According to reports, the brush fire started from a vehicle fire near a freeway in Gorman, California. As of Sunday, the fire has been 55 percent contained.
Reports also mentioned the Hungry Fire was first spotted near Hungry Valley State Vehicle Recreation Park. The fire travelled uphill due to 15 miles-per-hour winds that came from the south. According to fire officials, no injuries have been reported and no structures were threatened.
BRUSH FIRE 7/31/21 Three @LACoFireAirOps helicopters are assisting @LACoFD with the #HungryFire near Gorman, CA. With @VCFD @CALFIRE_PIO @LosPadresNF @CAStateParks @HungryValleyOHV @usfs_r5 pic.twitter.com/8h0NbgU2lw
— LACoFireAirOps (@LACoFireAirOps) July 31, 2021
A second smaller fire was also reported to have broken out nearby in the Gorman area later that day.