UPDATED: Brush fire ignites near Castaic Lake; quickly contained

GORMAN >> A brush fire ignited and grew to more than seven acres Saturday along the 5 Freeway just west of Castaic Lake before firefighters surrounded the flames, authorities said.
The fire was first reported about 10:30 a.m. along the freeway near Templin Highway, Los Angeles County Fire Department officials said.
The brush fire grew to five acres within an hour and was burning uphill toward the east, officials said. Firefighters aggressively attacked the flames from both ground and air.
The blaze had grown beyond seven acres by noon, when fire officials announced it had been contained and was no longer actively burning.
A Red Flag Warning signifying increased fire danger in Los Angeles County due to high temperatures and low humidity levels was lifted Friday night, as temperatures began dipping in the Southland after three days of scorching heat.

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