LOS ANGELES (LALATE) â€“ FoxtrotIC aka the Valencia Live Oak & Hidden Trial Fire 2013 today has erupted moments ago in Castaic, California. Officials are reporting a “Valencia Live Oak & Hidden Trial” wildfire (fire map below) today May 23, 2013 is spreading quickly. Crews are already on the scene.
Los Angeles Fire officials in a news breifing shortly after 1:45 PM PST today reported that a fire has spread quickly in the mountain range. Los Angeles County Fire told news at that time “We are responding to Brush Fire incident in Valencia, Live Oak & Hidden Trail. #FoxtrotIC”. It began to add the hashtag “#FoxtrotIC” to all its media alerts thereafter on Twitter.
It then told news that firefighters are focus on the ground effort currently. “Coordinated Attack* First Alarm Assignment, Crews on the Ground and in the Air. Updated to 1 Acre”.
Meantime @WildfireVOST tells news that the fight is spreading with light winds. “Valencia Live Oak & Hidden trail 1 acre backing towards homes, light winds”.
Bryan Herbert is reporting that local schools are making preparations. “Live Oak Elementary School now checking out students to parents/guardians #FoxtrotIC”. Sheriff officials are confirming the same. “Parents are being granted access into Live Oak Elementary for child pick up. Only use Hasley Cyn Rd / Cambridge Av / Quincy St #LiveOakFire”. No evacuations have been ordered. CHP confirms that it is currently in route. For continuing coverage, click HERE.Â For the fire map location, click HERE.