The Tujunga Fire, which began on July 5th in Little Tujunga Canyon, is 95% contained, with firefighters optimistic they’ll be able to fully contain it soon.

The fire’s cause is under investigation, but since the Angeles National Forest Rangers caught 13 instances of illegal campfires, barbecues, and fireworks on the Fourth of July alone, it’s probably man-made.

The ANF twittermasters are doing a great job of updating the fire status as it happens, so be sure to check them out if you’re planning on heading to a hike in the Tujunga Canyon area … because as cool as it is to see firefighters at work, you probably don’t want to see this on your drive to the trailhead:


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