BRUSH FIRES FLARE UP IN CASTAIC, VAL VERDE.
Byline: Daily News Staff and Wire Services
Fires broke out in the Val Verde Val Verde may mean:
Explosives or combustibles used for display. Of ancient Chinese origin, fireworks evidently developed out of military rockets and explosive missiles and accompanied the spread of military explosives westward to .
A firefighter suffered heat exhaustion heat exhaustion, condition caused by overexposure to sunlight or another heat source and resulting in dehydration and salt depletion, also known as heat prostration. The symptoms are severe headaches, weakness, dizziness, blurred vision, and sometimes unconsciousness. Saturday afternoon fighting a 15-acre brush blaze possibly started by people playing with fireworks near The Old Road north of Hasley Canyon Road, officials said.
The 12:21 p.m. fire traveled quickly up hillsides and came close to homes but caused no damage and was completely contained by 2 p.m., officials said.
The injured firefighter, who was not identified, was treated at the scene.
Officials said that an adult and two minors playing with firecrackers may have started the fire.
The three were detained de·tain
tr.v. de·tained, de·tain·ing, de·tains
1. To keep from proceeding; delay or retard.
2. To keep in custody or temporary confinement: near the spot where the fire started.
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CHP Combined Heat and Power
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CHP Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi (Turkish: Republican People's Party)
CHP Chemical Hygiene Plan (OSHA)
CHP Community Health Plan officials said that The Old Road was closed temporarily at Backer Road, Sedona Way, Hasley Canyon Road and Hillcrest Place.
Earlier in the day, more than five acres of brush were destroyed in Val Verde.
The fire that started around midnight and burned between five and six acres near Val Verde Park at Del Valle and Hasley Canyon roads.
Firefighters had the blaze fully contained by 1 a.m.
The cause was under investigation.