Quarter-acre brush fire reported in Newhall

FILE PHOTO A Los Angeles County Fire Department truck moves quickly to scene. Katharine Lotze/The Signal
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A quarter-acre brush fire was reported in Newhall Tuesday afternoon, resulting in a prompt response from emergency personnel.  

The fire was first reported at approximately 2:35 p.m. near the northbound side of Highway 14 at Newhall Avenue. The blaze was reportedly burning in light-to-medium fuel.  

After initially reporting that the fire had the potential to grow to two acres in size, forward progress on the fire was called at approximately 2:50 p.m., according to Ruben Munoz, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.    

The fire was given the moniker #NewhallIC.  

No structures were threatened and no injuries had been reported.   

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