A fast-moving brush fire scorched more than 600 acres in a sparsely populated area near Agua Dulce Wednesday.
The fire was reported at 2:41 p.m. in the 11100 block of West Mint Canyon Road, near Sierra Highway, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department, which was assisting Angeles National Forest fire crews with the blaze.
By 8:45 p.m., the fire, dubbed the Rowher Fire, had burned more than 600 acres amid 6-12 mph winds in the valleys and 15-25 mph winds in the ridgetops, according to county fire Supervisor Michael Pittman and the National Weather Service.
No homes were threatened by the fire, and air tankers were dropping water and fire retardant on and around the blaze to contain the flames.
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