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Brush Fire Quickly Extinguished In Valencia, Traffic Impacted

A brush fire was quickly extinguished by firefighters Thursday afternoon in Valencia.

At around 12:26 p.m. Thursday, first responders received reports of a brush fire near The Old Road and Magic Mountain Parkway, according to Franklin Lopez with the L.A. County Fire Department.

“We were dispatched at 12:26 p.m. and arrived on scene at 12:38 p.m. It looked like a pretty small fire,” Lopez said.

The fire was approximately 20 by 20 (feet) in size and has since been knocked down as of 12:30 p.m.

As a result of the fire, both directions of The Old Road have been temporarily blocked off, impacting traffic.

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

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Brush Fire Quickly Extinguished In Valencia, Traffic Impacted

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Linsey Towles was born in Redondo and has lived in Santa Clarita for 15 years. She is currently a freshman and journalism major at College of the Canyons and graduated from Saugus High School in 2021, where she was heavily involved in the journalism program and newspaper. She began as an intern at KHTS in Fall 2020 and was hired in June as staff writer for the news team where she covers breaking and feature news.