The fourth fire within the Santa Clarita Valley on Tuesday reached 70 acres after hours of progression, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department officials.
According to Geovanni Sanchez, a spokesman for the L.A. County Fire Department, firefighters were dispatched at 3:25 p.m. to north Sierra Highway and Needham Ranch Parkway. They arrived on the scene at 3:26 p.m.
The fire was reported as a brush fire that had reached 70 acres in size, at the time of this publication.
According to Los Angeles County dispatch radio traffic, the fire had the potential to reach 150 acres.
The fire was labeled as the Victor Fire.
According to a tweet put out by the L.A. County Fire Department, the fire was located near “light flashy fuels.”
At the time of this publication, no threats to nearby structures have been reported.
One civilian sustained injury, according to Esteban Benitez, a spokesman for the L.A. County Fire Department.
According to sigalert.com at 3:38 p.m., the fire had closed Sierra Highway at Needham Ranch, Sierra Highway south at State Route 14/Antelope Valley Freeway south. That closure continued to remain in place into Tuesday evening.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated with more information as it becomes available.