Horse trailer fire temporarily closes off ramp in Castaic

A horse trailer fire briefly shut down the Lake Hughes Road off ramp Friday afternoon. The fire broke out at 12:20 p.m. at the Lake Hughes Road off ramp on the southbound 5 freeway. California Highway Patrol Officer Eric Priessman said a horse was not in the trailer when the fire started and engulfed the trailer. The off ramp was closed at 12:30 p.m. as officials put out the fire and cleaned up the area. 661-287-5575 On Twitter as @_ChristinaCox_


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Christina Cox

Christina Cox

Christina Cox is a multimedia journalist covering education, community and breaking news in the Santa Clarita Valley. She joined The Signal as a staff writer in August 2016.