The Fossil Fire was burning alongside the 405 Freeway near Shady Canyon Drive.
Orange County Fire Authority crews battled the fire on the ground and with a water-dropping helicopter.
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15-20 ac forward progress has stopped. No structures threatened no injuries. pic.twitter.com/6H0qB58wId
Firefighters were able to quickly stop the forward progress.
No structures were immediately threatened and no evacuations were ordered.