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Tumbleweed fire burning in Gorman area scorches 1,000 acres, 10% contained


By Tony Kurzweil and Sandra Mitchell

July 4, 2021

A brush fire erupted close to the 5 Freeway in the Gorman area Sunday afternoon, prompting officials to order nearby evacuations.

The fire, dubbed the Tumbleweed Fire, had scorched about 1,000 acres and was burning at a rapid rate amid gusty winds, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

Two minor firefighter injuries were reported.

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