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.”
No one was injured and no structures threatened.
As of 3 p.m., some firefighters remained at the fire scene, Medina said.