Route Fire: 2 firefighters hurt, 5 Freeway reopens in Castaic after fire jumps freeway

  • Source: KTTV-TV MyFox 11 Los Angeles
  • Published: 09/13/2021 10:15 AM

VIDEO: Firefighters Monday were making progress on a wildfire that jumped across the 5 Freeway and spread across dry hillsides. Two firefighters suffered burn injuries while battling the blaze, officials said. The "Route Fire" sparked Saturday evening near the 5 Freeway at the Templin Highway off-ramp, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The fire stretched to more than 462 acres and was 63% contained.


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