A fire started by a vehicle sparked near Lake Casitas Sunday afternoon.
According to Venture County Fire Department, the blaze spread 15 acres, but was 60 percent contained by 6 p.m.
Hot spots and flare up will keep crews on scene into the night.
#CasitasFire Update: Fire is holding at 15 acres with 60% containment. Crews are still experiencing hot spots and flare ups and will stay on scene into the night. Fire was determined to be accidentally started by a vehicle. @VCFD, @VCAirUnit, @OxnardFire, @VenturaCityFD pic.twitter.com/NWyfnVArHV
— VCFD PIO (@VCFD_PIO) August 13, 2018
Two firefighters suffered minor injuries.
#CasitasFire: Latest acreage estimate from the air is approximately 15 acres. Crews on the ground have hose lines in place and are making great progress. No structure threats. 2 minor injuries to firefighters reported. @VCFD, @VCAirUnit, @VenturaCityFD, @OxnardFire pic.twitter.com/GdlkARnZsN
— VCFD PIO (@VCFD_PIO) August 12, 2018