How to Remove Brush Next to a Freeway

The call came in as smoke at the 5 freeway and Grand Avenue but, alas, it was not the Register on fire.
The call came in as smoke at the 5 freeway and Grand Avenue but, alas, it was not the Register on fire.
Photos by Brian Feinzimer

Screw jail inmates, just follow these steps to remove pesky brush alongside the 5 freeway.

Would you look at that!?!
Would you look at that!?!

1) Arrive to find a brush fire, as this Orange County Fire Authority crew did just before noon Tuesday at the median where the 5 and 57 freeways connect in Santa Ana.

If you suspected traffic on the 5 and 22 freeways was slowed, you nailed it.
If you suspected traffic on the 5 and 22 freeways was slowed, you nailed it.

2)  Fight said fire.

Scorched earth
Scorched earth

3) Pack up and head back to the station.


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