By Jose Herrera and Trevor Morgan
Los Angeles County Fire Department firefighters rushed to control a vegetation fire that ignited near Bouquet Junction Thursday afternoon.
According to a Fire Department dispatcher, the vegetation fire was first reported at approximately 4:59 p.m. at Soledad Canyon Road and Bouquet Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.
The fire was located in a wooded area between the railroad tracks and businesses along Bouquet Canyon Road, of which two lanes of traffic were temporarily closed.
Witness and employee of Vinyl Fence Depot, Aurthur Mikaelian, said the fire spread quickly but that there was no apparent damage to any of the buildings.
To watch a short video taken of the fire on Bouquet Canyon Road click here: https://youtube.com/shorts/87RQLdRd7p8?feature=share
Supervisor Melanie Flores, a spokeswoman for the Fire Department, said seven engines, a handful of crews and helicopters were called to respond to the incident. The copters were canceled after a few minutes as firefighters on the scene were able to control the quarter-acre fire. Camp crews were also called in to clear vegetation.
Flores said the forward progress of the fire was stopped at approximately 5:20 p.m. Firefighters stayed at the scene, ensuring the site was clear of any lingering embers.