Explosion On Movie Set Ignites California Brush Fire, Critically Injures Three
The Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to reports of an explosion on a movie set, which left three people in critical condition in hospitals and ignited a brush fire outside Los Angeles Tuesday afternoon.Three critical burn patients were transported, an LACFD dispatcher said.The Rye Fire, located at 25104 Rye Canyon Loop in Santa Clarita, was initially a quarter-acre fire, which began to spread uphill, the LACFD announced on Twitter.Two Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Operations helicopters were dispatched and made water drops, standard procedure for a brush fire. Authorities said the fire was halted at 1-acre. Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.