Crews Douse Brush Fire In Santa Clarita

SANTA CLARITA ( — Firefighters on Thursday made short work of a small brush fire in the Saugus area of Santa Clarita.

Over 100 Los Angeles County firefighters were dispatched to the scene at Soledad Canyon Road and Gladding Way at around 1:52 p.m., according to Los Angeles County Fire Inspector Kuvondo Johnson.

The small wind-driven blaze moving in a southeasterly direction, but no structures were threatened.

SKY9’s Gil Leyvas reported crews deployed six water-dropping aircraft overhead, including a Super-Scooper, amid wind gusts as high as 25 miles per hour.

The blaze grew as large as five acres before a knockdown was declared around 2:50 p.m.

There were no reports of injuries or damage.


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