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Brush fire burning in Los Padres National Forest

Firefighters were battling a brush fire near Hungry Valley and Gold Hill roads southwest of Gorman in Los Padres National Forest.

June 23, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
Firefighters are battling a 1,000-acre brush fire near Hungry Valley and Gold Hill roads southwest of Gorman in Los Padres National Forest.

The fire was burning west of the 5 Freeway.

Campgrounds in the area were evacuated.

The fire was reported shortly before 2 p.m. Saturday.

Firefighters from Ventura County and the Calif. Dept. of Forestry and Fire Protection were working together to battle the blaze.

Authorities said most of the firefighting attack was from the air.

No injuries were reported. No structures were threatened.

A containment estimate was not released.