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Firefighters Control San Fernando (CA) Auto Fires

Firefighters perform a cut during operations at an auto fire in the city of San Bernardino, California.

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By Rick McClure

Around 2:53 a.m. Saturday morning, May 30, the city of Los Angeles (CA) Fire Department (LAFD) responded to a reported auto fire at Lucas St & Brand Blvd in the City of San Fernando.

Firefighters found one auto well involved with fire and a parked auto beginning to burn. San Fernando Police were on the scene and had the driver of the first auto in custody for hit and run and DUI. According to a sergeant on scene, the adult male had struck numerous parked cars in the 700 block of north Brand Blvd and officers were able to apprehend him just before his car burst into flames.

There were no injuries and firefighters had the fire extinguished in about 15 minutes. San Fernando Police were handling the accident report.

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