Placerita Fire Update

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Current Containment: 95%

Current Acres Burned: 760

On Sunday, June 25, 2017, at 12:47 p.m., County firefighters responded to a report of a traffic collision with fire on Highway 14 at Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita. Upon arrival, firefighters found a single vehicle that crashed into a tree, igniting a one-quarter acre brush fire burning in light to medium brush.

The driver of the vehicle sustained minor injuries from the traffic collision and was transported to a local area hospital for treatment. To date, six minor injuries have been reported.

One cabin, one façade and a bridge were consumed by fire.  All evacuation orders have been lifted.

For additional information, please contact the Department’s Public Information Office at (323) 881-2413.