UPDATE: Fire officials extinguish blaze in Acton
An SUV burned released melted metals at a fire that burned at least 25 acres in Acton on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Christian Monterrosa/ The Signal
By Nikolas Samuels
Sunday, August 27th, 2017

UPDATE 6:05 P.M.

The blaze burned 35 acres before it was extinguished according to L.A. County Fire

No homes were damaged in the fire and no injuries were reported.

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UPDATE 4:50 P.M.

The fire is a 100 percent contained after burning between 25 and 30 acres according to L.A. County Fire.

No homes were damaged in the blaze and no injuries were reported.

 

UPDATE 4:36 P.M.

The fire has been put out according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

SCV sheriff’s officials assisting with evacuations have been called back.

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UPDATE 3:57 P.M.

The Palmdale Sheriff’s Station is evacuating homes in the area of the fire. An evacuation center has been set up at High Desert Middle School on Antelope Woods Road.

Los Angeles County Fire said the fire has burned five acres so far.

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is sending units to assist with the evacuations.

“We’re sending units to Acton right now because they’re starting evacuations,” said Lt. Chuck Becerra with the SCV Sheriff’s Station.

 

Firefighters extinguish any remaining hot spots at a fire that burned at least 25 acres in Acton on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Christian Monterrosa/ The Signal

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UPDATE 3:40 P.M.

The fire has burned 5 to 10 acres and residents reported to L.A. County Fire that flames are coming closer to their homes.

Two homes have been evacuated near Avenue V and Sierra Highway. The Palmdale Sheriff’s Station is handling evacuations related to this fire.

An evacuation center has been set up at High Desert Middle School. Two elderly individuals are being transported there after having to evacuate their two homes.

Only two homes have been evacuated thus far.

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UPDATE 3:27 P.M.

A fire has burned at least two acres near Sierra Highway and Highway 14, prompting the response of at least seven engines and three helicopters to extinguish it.

The fire, dubbed the Sierra Incident, was reported around 3:10 p.m. and L.A. County Fire has called a second alarm.

“It started as an SUV (fire),” said Supervisor Melanie Flores with L.A. County Fire.

The fire is burning uphill in light grass towards Avenue V.

No structures are threatened as of 3:17 p.m. according to L.A. County Fire.

A hot shot crew member takes a break from digging at a fire that burned at least 25 acres in Acton on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Christian Monterrosa/ The Signal

 

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An SUV burned released melted metals at a fire that burned at least 25 acres in Acton on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Christian Monterrosa/ The Signal

UPDATE: Fire officials extinguish blaze in Acton

UPDATE 6:05 P.M.

The blaze burned 35 acres before it was extinguished according to L.A. County Fire

No homes were damaged in the fire and no injuries were reported.

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UPDATE 4:50 P.M.

The fire is a 100 percent contained after burning between 25 and 30 acres according to L.A. County Fire.

No homes were damaged in the blaze and no injuries were reported.

 

UPDATE 4:36 P.M.

The fire has been put out according to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

SCV sheriff’s officials assisting with evacuations have been called back.

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UPDATE 3:57 P.M.

The Palmdale Sheriff’s Station is evacuating homes in the area of the fire. An evacuation center has been set up at High Desert Middle School on Antelope Woods Road.

Los Angeles County Fire said the fire has burned five acres so far.

The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station is sending units to assist with the evacuations.

“We’re sending units to Acton right now because they’re starting evacuations,” said Lt. Chuck Becerra with the SCV Sheriff’s Station.

 

Firefighters extinguish any remaining hot spots at a fire that burned at least 25 acres in Acton on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Christian Monterrosa/ The Signal

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UPDATE 3:40 P.M.

The fire has burned 5 to 10 acres and residents reported to L.A. County Fire that flames are coming closer to their homes.

Two homes have been evacuated near Avenue V and Sierra Highway. The Palmdale Sheriff’s Station is handling evacuations related to this fire.

An evacuation center has been set up at High Desert Middle School. Two elderly individuals are being transported there after having to evacuate their two homes.

Only two homes have been evacuated thus far.

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UPDATE 3:27 P.M.

A fire has burned at least two acres near Sierra Highway and Highway 14, prompting the response of at least seven engines and three helicopters to extinguish it.

The fire, dubbed the Sierra Incident, was reported around 3:10 p.m. and L.A. County Fire has called a second alarm.

“It started as an SUV (fire),” said Supervisor Melanie Flores with L.A. County Fire.

The fire is burning uphill in light grass towards Avenue V.

No structures are threatened as of 3:17 p.m. according to L.A. County Fire.

A hot shot crew member takes a break from digging at a fire that burned at least 25 acres in Acton on Sunday, August 27, 2017. Christian Monterrosa/ The Signal