Brush Fire Scorches 125 Acres In Angeles Forest

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - Crews using water-dropping aircraft are
battling a wildfire that has burned through 125 acres of brush in a
rugged area of the Angeles National Forest west of Lancaster.

Forest spokeswoman Lisa Lugo says the blaze, which was reported
at 12:10 p.m., was 20 percent contained Saturday evening. The fire
is centered in a canyon southwest of the small town of Green Valley, about 25 miles from Lancaster.

Lugo says no structures are threatened and no injuries have been
reported.

The fire's cause is under investigation.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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