Cal Fire – NBC Los Angeles

Cal Fire – NBC Los Angeles

California

Firefighters responded to a wind-driven brush fire that burned at least 700 acres in Hesperia on Saturday.

The fire was reported around 6:50 p.m. off Highway 173, near Silverwood Lake, according to Cal Fire. As a result of the blaze, an evacuation warning was issued for Lake Arrowhead Equestrian Estates.

Crews are battling the fire as winds of 15 to 20 mph pose a challenge for firefighters. It is unclear what caused the blaze.

The fire in Hesperia follows a massive brush fire in Gorman, where at least 4,400 acres burned as of 9 p.m. Saturday.

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