Tractors catch fire behind homes in Canyon Country

A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal
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Several large tractors caught fire in the hills above Whites Canyon in Canyon Country late Thursday night.

The fire was reported to the Los Angeles County Fire Department at 10:41 p.m. behind homes at in the 17000 block of West Sierra Highway, according to a spokesperson with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Residents in the area reported hearing large explosions before the fire broke out, according to a reporter on the scene.

Firefighters worked for five hours to extinguish the flames on the tractors and equipment.  The fire was reportedly out at 3:44 a.m.

The cause of the fire is unknown.  The Sheriff’s Station is now handling the investigation into the incident.

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