VALENCIA (CBSLA.com) — Firefighters have gained ground on a small brush fire that erupted Monday afternoon in Valencia.
The Los Angeles County Fire Department says the department received a call around 3:49 p.m. of a brush fire near Magic Mountain Parkway and Avignon Drive.READ MORE: Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui, 1 Of 13 Service Members Killed In Kabul Suicide Bomb Attack, Memorialized At Riverside Church
Firefighting units were still accessing the acreage although they believe it has spread to about two acres.
Sky 9’s Stu Mundel said a plume of smoke was billowing over a nearby apartment complex.READ MORE: George W. Bush To Speak in Beverly Hills, Long Beach
“A number of Sheriff’s Department officials in this area notifying residents that this fire is very close to their homes,” Mundel said.
He added that other fire trucks were arriving as well to assist in the firefight.
According to Mundel, the fire was burning inside a riverbed and was not threatening homes in the area.MORE NEWS: Biker With Several Felony Warrants Arrested In Westminster
No further information was available.