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Castaic, Val Verde Hit By Small Brush Fires

Castaic, Val Verde Hit By Small Brush Fires

A pair of fire broke out Monday in the Santa Clarita Valley, but both were put out with without much incident by Los Angeles County Fire Department crews.

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A 5-acre fire broke out in Val Verde, in addtion to a quarter-acre fire in Castaic on Memorial Day afternoon.

 There were no injuries from either incident, and no structures were threatened.

“We had a 5-acre fire on Madison Way and Chiquita Canyon Road,” said Fire Inspector Kyle Sanford.

“We have a hose-line around the fire,” he added, noting that there were no longer open flames and the brush was being surrounded by fire crews.

“They’re just going to do mop-up,” Sanford added.

The Val Verde incident was reported at 1:35 p.m. and knocked down at 2:40 p.m., he said.

The Castaic incident was reported at Parker Road and Nicholas Lane, Sanford said.

There were no open flames for that incident as of 2:23 p.m. Monday.



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Source: Santa Clarita News

Castaic, Val Verde Hit By Small Brush Fires

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