UPDATE: Brush fire flares up off of Highway 14; burns four acres
Fire officials work to fully exstinguish a fire off of Highway 14 near Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday. Samie Gebers/The Signal
By Nikolas Samuels
Sunday, June 4th, 2017

UPDATE 6:56 P.M.

The fire is estimated to have burned four to five acres. All aircraft have been released.

The fire is 35 percent contained with all forward progression stopped.

A SigAlert is in effect closing all but the carpool and number 1 lane of the Northbound Highway 14. All lanes of the Southbound Highway 14 are open.

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County firefighters were battling a slow-moving, three-acre brush fire off the northbound Highway 14 near Placerita
Canyon Road, in Santa Clarita. Rick McClure/For The Signal

UPDATE 6:35 P.M.

The fire has burned at least four acres and all forward progression has been stopped. It is 20 percent contained.

No structures were threatened.

Two helicopters have been released with one remaining to help fully extinguish the fire.

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UPDATE 6:26 P.M.

Sheriff’s officials say the fire is at about three acres and is slowly traveling in the northeast direction

The fire is burning east of Highway 14 between Golden Valley Road and Placerita Canyon Road.

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UPDATE: 6:19 P.M.

Fire officials are working to knock out a fire that ignited near Highway 14 and Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday.

At least one helicopter is present in the attempt to extinguish the fire.

A SigAlert has been issued closing all but the carpool lane on the Northbound Highway 14. All lanes of the Southbound Side are still open.

The fire is the process of spreading to the surrounding brush.

“It’s growing a little,” said Lt. Ignacio Somoano with the SCV Sheriff’s Station based on reports from deputies at the scene.

The fire was reported around 5:45 p.m.

County firefighters were battling a slow-moving, three-acre brush fire off the northbound Highway 14 near Placerita
Canyon Road, in Santa Clarita. Rick McClure/For The Signal
Fire officials are seen at the scene of a fire off of Highway 14 near Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday. Samie Gebers/The Signal
A firefighter works to fully extinguish a fire off of Highway 14 near Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday.Samie Gebers/The Signal

 

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Fire officials work to fully exstinguish a fire off of Highway 14 near Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday. Samie Gebers/The Signal

UPDATE: Brush fire flares up off of Highway 14; burns four acres

UPDATE 6:56 P.M.

The fire is estimated to have burned four to five acres. All aircraft have been released.

The fire is 35 percent contained with all forward progression stopped.

A SigAlert is in effect closing all but the carpool and number 1 lane of the Northbound Highway 14. All lanes of the Southbound Highway 14 are open.

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County firefighters were battling a slow-moving, three-acre brush fire off the northbound Highway 14 near Placerita
Canyon Road, in Santa Clarita. Rick McClure/For The Signal

UPDATE 6:35 P.M.

The fire has burned at least four acres and all forward progression has been stopped. It is 20 percent contained.

No structures were threatened.

Two helicopters have been released with one remaining to help fully extinguish the fire.

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UPDATE 6:26 P.M.

Sheriff’s officials say the fire is at about three acres and is slowly traveling in the northeast direction

The fire is burning east of Highway 14 between Golden Valley Road and Placerita Canyon Road.

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UPDATE: 6:19 P.M.

Fire officials are working to knock out a fire that ignited near Highway 14 and Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday.

At least one helicopter is present in the attempt to extinguish the fire.

A SigAlert has been issued closing all but the carpool lane on the Northbound Highway 14. All lanes of the Southbound Side are still open.

The fire is the process of spreading to the surrounding brush.

“It’s growing a little,” said Lt. Ignacio Somoano with the SCV Sheriff’s Station based on reports from deputies at the scene.

The fire was reported around 5:45 p.m.

County firefighters were battling a slow-moving, three-acre brush fire off the northbound Highway 14 near Placerita
Canyon Road, in Santa Clarita. Rick McClure/For The Signal
Fire officials are seen at the scene of a fire off of Highway 14 near Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday. Samie Gebers/The Signal
A firefighter works to fully extinguish a fire off of Highway 14 near Placerita Canyon Road on Sunday.Samie Gebers/The Signal