One acre brush fire contained in Canyon Country

By Austin Westfall

Last update: Monday, September 26th, 2016

Fire crews stopped a one-acre brush fire near the Highway 14 in Canyon Country Sunday afternoon.

The initial call for the incident, which occurred just north of the Sand Canyon exit, came in at 1:23 p.m., according to county fire officials.

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No active flames remained as of 1:50 p.m.

Two lanes of the northbound lanes of Highway 14 near Sand Canyon were closed as of 2:03 p.m., a California Highway Patrol official said.

The blaze was mostly contained within the edge of the Sand Fire burn area. That fire, which burned for nearly a week in July,  began in the area of Saturday’s fire.

No structures were threatened, county officials said.

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One acre brush fire contained in Canyon Country

A fire burns near the 14 freeway in Canyon Country Sunday afternoon. Facebook: Melissa Duhe

Fire crews stopped a one-acre brush fire near the Highway 14 in Canyon Country Sunday afternoon.

The initial call for the incident, which occurred just north of the Sand Canyon exit, came in at 1:23 p.m., according to county fire officials.

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Austin Dave/The Signal

No active flames remained as of 1:50 p.m.

Two lanes of the northbound lanes of Highway 14 near Sand Canyon were closed as of 2:03 p.m., a California Highway Patrol official said.

The blaze was mostly contained within the edge of the Sand Fire burn area. That fire, which burned for nearly a week in July,  began in the area of Saturday’s fire.

No structures were threatened, county officials said.