Firefighters battle 60-acre blaze in Gorman

ByABC7.com staff via KABC logo
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Crews with multiple fire departments battled a 60-acre fire in Gorman near the 5 Freeway on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.
Crews with multiple fire departments battled a 60-acre fire in Gorman near the 5 Freeway on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.
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GORMAN, Calif. (KABC) -- Firefighters battled a 60-acre blaze in Gorman near the 5 Freeway on Tuesday.

Crews with Los Angeles County, Los Angeles and Kern County fire departments responded to the fire at about 1:30 p.m.

Helicopters assisted from the air as firefighters battled the wildfire from the ground.

The National Weather Service warned of an elevated fire danger due to the combination of gusty onshore winds coupled with warm and dry conditions.