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UPDATE: Fire doused in Canyon Country

Single-car crash believed to have touched off blaze

Posted: August 28, 2012 12:59 p.m.
Updated: August 28, 2012 2:41 p.m.
 

A brush fire blackened about an acre of land beside Highway 14 in Canyon Country shortly after noon today, a fire official confirmed.

About 12:20 p.m., firefighters with the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a small grass fire on the right shoulder of the highway near Soledad Canyon Road, said Inspector Tony Imbrenda.

By 12:35 p.m., firefighters had contained the fire and held it to about an acre.

The fire was touched off by a single-vehicle rollover crash on the freeway, officials said.

U.S. Forest Service firefighters and a county helicopter contained the blaze.

jholt@the-signal.com

661-287-5527

 

 

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