28-Acre Brush Fire Prompts Closure of 2 Lanes of 14 Fwy in Santa Clarita Before Being Contained
A 28-acre brush fire burning near Agua Dulce Canyon Road prompted the closure of two lanes of the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita Sunday afternoon, California Highway Patrol said.
The fire broke out about 1:20 p.m. and consumed 28.3 acres before firefighters declared it 100% contained about 3:35 p.m., Los Angeles County Fire Department Dispatch Supervisor Miguel Ornelas said.
The two lanes of the 14 Freeway were shut down nearby during the fire, according to the CHP.
The cause of the fire is unknown. Temperatures in the area measured at about 96 degrees at the time the fire was reported.
Firefighters planned to remain at the scene through the night to watch for flare-ups.