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Soledad Fire Breaks Out North Of Canyon Country

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The Soledad Fire broke out north of Canyon Country Wednesday afternoon after an RV fire spread to the surrounding brush.

The incident, first dubbed the Rock Fire, was reported just before 4 p.m. on the 10600 block of Soledad Canyon Road in the Angeles National Forest, according to Charisma Murillo, spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department. 

“It is one acre in heavy brush,” Murillo said.

California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers received a report of an RV that was fully engulfed in flames, according to CHP logs. 

Southbound lanes on Soledad Canyon Road are closed for an unknown duration, according to the CHP.

Forward progress was stopped, with the fire held to 1.5 acres, according to Fire officials.

No structures were threatened and no injuries were reported.

Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available. 

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Multiple Fires Reported In Santa Clarita Valley, Arson Suspected

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Multiple fires were reported in the Santa Clarita Valley Wednesday evening, with at least one arson suspect detained in connection to the incident.

The first fire was reported at about 4:30 p.m. near The Old Road and Rye Canyon Road, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. 

Upon arrival, firefighters reported a quarter-acre brush fire in the wash and quickly stopped the blaze, according to department officials.

Just after 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, firefighters responded to a second fire near Newhall Ranch Road and Bouquet Canyon Road, according to Supervisor Sims, with L.A. County Fire.

About 20 minutes later, a third blaze, dubbed the Valencia Fire, was reported just down the road near Bouquet Canyon Road and Valencia Boulevard, Sims said.

Both of the fires in the riverbed were initially estimated to be about a half-acre in size combined, according to Sims.

By 7:30 p.m., a second alarm response was requested to the brush fire near Bouquet Canyon Road, growing to about 3 acres, according to Fire officials.

Deputies were searching for a possible arson suspect in the wash near the third fire, with a containment set up in the area.

One suspect was detained in connection to the blaze, according to officials with the City of Santa Clarita.

“Big thank you to the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station for their work tonight on the #ValenciaFire,” City officials said on social media. “Several small fires were started in the wash spreading from Valencia Blvd. and Bouquet Canyon all the way west past Bridgeport Park through the Santa Clara riverbed. Sheriff’s have one suspect detained.”

No injuries have been reported and no structures were threatened.

Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available. 

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Skyline Fire Quickly Stopped Near Sierra Highway In Canyon Country

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The Skyline Fire was quickly stopped after breaking out near Sierra Highway in Canyon Country Monday afternoon. 

The brush fire was reported at about 12:51 p.m. near Sierra Highway and Skyline Ranch Road, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. 

Units on-scene initially believed the fire was about 2.5 acres, according to the department.  

The fire was later downgraded to 1.5 acres, with forward progress stopped.

No structures were threatened. 

Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available. 

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Towsley Fire Breaks Out In Newhall, Forward Progress Stopped

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The Towsley Fire in Newhall broke out near Ed Davis Park in Towsley Canyon Sunday afternoon, with forward progress stopped.

The incident was reported at about 3:34 p.m. near Calgrove Boulevard and The Old Road, according to Supervisor Melanie Flores with the Los Angeles County Fire Department. 

Upon arrival, firefighters reported the Towsley Fire reached about a quarter-acre in size. By 4 p.m., the fire grew to an estimated half-acre.

At 4:30 p.m., the L.A. County Fire Department said the fire burned about 1 acre, moving slowly downhill. Shortly after the update, firefighters declared forward progress stopped on the Towsley Fire.

A full first alarm brush assignment is en route to the blaze, with fixed-wing aircraft, according to Fire officials. 

Ed Davis Park is being evacuated, according to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority (MRCA).

Officials with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are urging the public to avoid the area to allow acres for emergency vehicles.

No structures were threatened by the fire and no injuries were reported.

Note: This is a breaking news story, more information will be added as it becomes available. 

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