Today California Fire Map, Update as Route Fire Smoke Visible in Castaic Sparks Evacuation

Evacuation orders are in place after a bush fire erupted near Castaic, in LA County, California, burning its way through more than 4,600 acres.

California Highway Patrol closed all lanes of travel on Interstate 5 after the fire spread to both sides of the road.

A brush fire in Castaic has broken out Wednesday afternoon and is spreading at a rapid rate.

A brush fire in Castaic quickly spread to more than 4,600 acres Wednesday, Aug. 31, prompting evacuations and the closure of the 5 Freeway in both directions

Crews planned to work through the night to contain the blaze.