Structure fire spreads to brush in Canyon Country

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials battle a structure fire that spread to the surrounding brush on the 9900 block of Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country on Monday, March 2, 2020. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal
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Fire crews quickly knocked down a one-story structure fire that had spread to the surrounding brush in Canyon Country Monday morning.

Los Angeles County Fire Department officials responded to reports of a brush fire on the 9900 block of Soledad Canyon Road just before 9:45 a.m., according to Supervisor Franklin Lopez.

Firefighter Nielsen with LA County Fire Department douses the remains of a structure fire that broke out in Canyon Country on Soledad Canyon Road, Monday, March 2, 2020. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Once firefighters arrived on the scene, they reported a one-story structure fire that had spread to the brush and sized it at a 100-by-100 foot spot, Lopez said.

Forward progress on the brush fire was stopped at 10:17 a.m., Lopez added.

“They’re still working on the structure at the moment,” Lopez said at 10:30 a.m.

Just after 11 a.m., the battalion chief released all units and requested Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies to conduct an investigation on the cause of the fire, per fire officials.

Fire Captain Berkuta with the Los Angeles County Fire Department gives commands over radio frequencies to personnel responding to a structure fire that occurred on Soledad Canyon Road, Monday, March 2, 2020. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Los Angeles County Fire Department camp crews assist with cleanup after a structure fire spread to the surrounding brush on the 9900 block of Soledad Canyon Road in Canyon Country on Monday, March 2, 2020. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Firefighters spray the interior of a structure that caught fire in Agua Dulce on Soledad Canyon Road, Monday, March 2, 2020. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

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