SANTA CLARITA (CBSLA) — A brush fire burning in the vicinity of Santa Clarita and Agua Dulce on a Sunday afternoon in the area of Soledad Canyon Road and exit north-and southbound lanes of the 14 Freeway.
The fire began at around five to seven acres of to 4 am, 4:46 pm, the fire was 400 acres of land.
At 6:46 a.m., officials said the fire spread to 800 acres, 0% containment, and has the potential to be in the ranges of about 1,000 hectares of land.
As of 8 a.m., the fire was moved to about 1,100 acres, with no containment percentage to be immediately available.
Approximately 400 crew members were on the scene battling the blaze on the latter, and many of them are expected to continue throughout the night to get the fire under control.
Officials said the fire highlighted the importance of the use of fireworks, which are illegal, with the brush.
An evacuation order was put in place by the Agua Dulce Canyon Road, to Briggs and Soledad Canyon to the 14 Freeway, officials said. No injuries have been reported.
The L. A. County Fire Department, said that the Red Cross has put up a temporary evacuation site at Victory Outreach parking lot, located at 37419 25th Street East in Palmdale. Residents must remain in the vehicle.
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