Firefighters battled a 50-acre blaze in Castaic Wednesday afternoon.

The blaze along the 31000 block of Charlie Canyon Road was first reported at about 3 acres in size, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

The Quail Fire grew to about 20 acres by 6:30 p.m. and required a second-alarm brush response, the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

Aerial video from Sky5 showed multiple structures near the flames.

  • The Quail Fire burned in Castaic on Aug. 17, 2022. (KTLA)

By 7 p.m., the fire grew to 50 acres, the Fire Department said.

At 7:23 p.m., the Sheriff’s Department announced that forward progress had been stopped.

“We are happy to report all animals are safe at the Castaic animal shelter, no evacuations were needed,” sheriff’s officials said on Twitter.

Crews were expected to remain at the scene throughout the night.