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Whites Canyon Fire Breaks Out Near Via Princessa Metrolink Station

A Whites Canyon brush fire broke out in Canyon Country Tuesday prompting a response from firefighters.

UPDATE (2:50 p.m.): Firefighters cleared all equipment off of the train tracks, allowing the Antelope Valley Metrolink line to be able to re-open, according to officials.

The brush fire was first reported to firefighters around 1:45 p.m. on Whites Canyon Road and Via Princessa in Canyon Country, said Leslie Lua, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

“Our units arrived on scene and reported a 10-by-10 spot in medium brush,” Lua.

There are no structures threatened at this time, according to Fire officials.

Firefighters have requested that Metrolink temporarily close down both directions of the Antelope Valley Line, according to Lua.

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

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Whites Canyon Fire Breaks Out Near Via Princessa Metrolink Station

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  1. Another Vagrant fire??

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About Louie Diaz

Louie was born and raised in Santa Clarita. At the age of two Louie lost his vision due to a brain tumor. However, Louie doesn't let blindness stop him from doing what ever it is he wants to accomplish. Growing up some of his favorite hobbies were wood working, fishing and riding bikes. Louie graduated from College of the Canyon in December of 2017, with a Broadcast Journalism degree. Growing up Louie has always wanted to be a fire fighter or a police officer, but because of his blindness Louie knew that wouldn't work. Louie has always loved listening to police and fire radio traffic, using a scanner, and he figured if he was going to listen to the scanner so much, he should do something with it.