The Canyon Fire near the 14 Freeway in Acton has prompted a response from firefighters Friday, officials said.
UPDATE: 3:20 p.m. — Forward progress on the Canyon Fire has been stopped, with firefighters expected to remain on scene for about one additional hour, according to officials with the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
UPDATE: 3:05 p.m. — The Acton brush fire, dubbed the Canyon Fire, has reached at least two acres in light-to-medium brush.
Delays expected as crews work to extinguish the fire. Please use caution in the area.
— L.A. County Fire Department (@LACoFDPIO) July 31, 2020
Around 2:40 p.m. Friday, first responders received reports of the brush fire near the northbound 14 Freeway at Escondido Canyon Road in Acton, said Marvin Lim a spokesperson for the L.A. County Fire Department.
As of 2:50 p.m., the Acton brush fire is a 300-by-50-foot spot, according to Fire officials.
Traffic in the area of the fire is impacted as of 3 p.m. Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A SigAlert was issued at 3:10 p.m. for the closure of the No. 4 lane of the northbound 14 Freeway for an unknown duration, according to CHP logs.
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