Brush fire near Highway 14 held to 1/4 acre

By Austin Westfall

Last update: Saturday, October 1st, 2016

A fire which ignited Saturday near Highway 14 at Soledad Canyon Road has been contained after burning 1/4 acre of brush, officials said.

The initial call for the incident came in at 4:17 p.m., Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervisor Cheryl Sims told The Signal.

Two Super Scoopers, Quebec 1 and 2, made a total of two drops to assist in fighting the blaze.

Rick McClure/ For The Signal
Rick McClure/ For The Signal
Rick McClure/ For The Signal
Rick McClure/ For The Signal

The fire burned into the old Sand Fire burn area and air support was called off as of 4:39 p.m. Ground support and camp crews remained on scene to make sure there were no hot spots.

Fire crews had full containment as of 6:30 p.m.

The blaze was initially reported as 1 acre, but was downgraded to 1/4 acre by fire officials.

No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported, Sims said.

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Brush fire near Highway 14 held to 1/4 acre

The Los Angeles County Fire Department battles a brush fire which ignited Saturday near Highway 14 at Soledad Canyon Road. Rick McClure/ For The Signal

A fire which ignited Saturday near Highway 14 at Soledad Canyon Road has been contained after burning 1/4 acre of brush, officials said.

The initial call for the incident came in at 4:17 p.m., Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervisor Cheryl Sims told The Signal.

Two Super Scoopers, Quebec 1 and 2, made a total of two drops to assist in fighting the blaze.

Rick McClure/ For The Signal
Rick McClure/ For The Signal
Rick McClure/ For The Signal
Rick McClure/ For The Signal

The fire burned into the old Sand Fire burn area and air support was called off as of 4:39 p.m. Ground support and camp crews remained on scene to make sure there were no hot spots.

Fire crews had full containment as of 6:30 p.m.

The blaze was initially reported as 1 acre, but was downgraded to 1/4 acre by fire officials.

No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported, Sims said.

Austin Westfall

Austin Westfall