Crews battle 'Grand Fire' moving towards Los Angeles-Ventura Co. line: Blaze started in Kern Co.

Fire has burned more than 3,000 acres

GORMAN - About 200 Los Angeles County firefighters Thursday were at the scene of the "Grand Fire," which began in Kern County and moved along the Los Angeles-Ventura county line, authorities said.

The fire was reported at one point to have crossed into Los Angeles County, but late Wednesday night authorities said it had not and that it was burning inside Ventura County.

The flames were following the line between Los Angeles and Ventura counties, Los Angeles County Fire Department Inspector Anthony Akins said.

The fire has burned more than 3,000 acres and was 10 percent contained. There was no estimate of full containment, Akins said. Around 800 firefighters were at the scene, authorities said.

San Diego Cal Fire will send operational and logistical staff to assist in battling the fire. No engines have been sent north, but could  crews could head there later Thursday.

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