Firefighters snuff out Newhall brush fire in 40 minutes
Firefighter applies water on the Newhall brush fire. Photo for The Signal by Rick McClure.
By Jim Holt
Friday, October 19th, 2018

Firefighters made short work of a blaze that burned at least one quarter-acre of brush in Newhall Friday afternoon, extinguishing it in about 40 minutes.

The fire reported on Drayton Street at Railroad Avenue was first reported at 12:26 p.m. and was reported out shortly after 1 p.m., said Inspector Gustavo Medina of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“All forward progress of the fire was reported stopped at 1:07,” he said. “We held it to the wash riverbed.”

BREAKING: Brush fire breaks out near Railroad Avenue and Drayton Street

BREAKING: Brush fire breaks out near Railroad Avenue and Drayton Street. Reporter Austin Dave is live at the scene.

Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Signal on Friday, October 19, 2018

No one was injured and no structures threatened.

As of 3 p.m., some firefighters remained at the fire scene, Medina said.

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Water dumped on Newhall brush fire. Photo for The Signal by Rick McClure.

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Firefighter applies water on the Newhall brush fire. Photo for The Signal by Rick McClure.

Firefighters snuff out Newhall brush fire in 40 minutes

Firefighters made short work of a blaze that burned at least one quarter-acre of brush in Newhall Friday afternoon, extinguishing it in about 40 minutes.

The fire reported on Drayton Street at Railroad Avenue was first reported at 12:26 p.m. and was reported out shortly after 1 p.m., said Inspector Gustavo Medina of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“All forward progress of the fire was reported stopped at 1:07,” he said. “We held it to the wash riverbed.”

BREAKING: Brush fire breaks out near Railroad Avenue and Drayton Street

BREAKING: Brush fire breaks out near Railroad Avenue and Drayton Street. Reporter Austin Dave is live at the scene.

Posted by Santa Clarita Valley Signal on Friday, October 19, 2018

No one was injured and no structures threatened.

As of 3 p.m., some firefighters remained at the fire scene, Medina said.

jholt@signalscv.com

661-287-5527

On Twitter

@jamesarthurholt

Water dumped on Newhall brush fire. Photo for The Signal by Rick McClure.