Brush fire breaks out in wash near Magic Mountain

Firefighters battle the Rye Fire on Wednesday shortly after it broke out and spread to a quarter-acre. Photo courtesy of Rick McClure

A brush fire broke out near Magic Mountain on Wednesday, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials.  

The fire was first reported near The Old Road and Rye Canyon Road at approximately 4:30 p.m., according to Charisma Murillo, a spokeswoman for the Fire Department. 

At 4:43 p.m. Fire Department officials on the scene said the fire had reached a quarter-acre in the wash. But within a few minutes of units arriving on the scene, the fire had been contained and held to the initial quarter-acre.  

No structures were threatened and no injuries had been reported.  

The fire was dubbed the #RyeFire. 

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as more information becomes available.  

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