A fire under the Whites Canyon Bridge near the via Princess Metrolink Station burned a half-acre Saturday afternoon before being quickly extinguished.
All but one responding firefighting unit had been released from their response by 2:46 p.m., according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials.
Firefighters responded shortly after 2:30 p.m., accessing the open space through a gate that enclosed the Metrolink Station.
The station’s parking lot was the site of a temporary hazardous household waste event Saturday that saw more than 1,200 cars between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event ended at 3 p.m.
Metrolink service was temporarily halted while firefighting crews extinguished the fire.
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s deputies also responded to the fire. A criminal report was not filed in connection with the fire, according to Sgt. Erik Jepson with the SCV Sheriff’s station.