As of 4:30 pm
The brush fire on the westside of the I-5 Freeway south of Calgrove? in Santa Clarita has been "knocked down"? according to Los Angeles County Fire . Cleanup efforts continue towards 100% containment, but the fire is out. Traffic remains slow through Santa Clarita along the southbound I-5.??
As reported by Los Angeles County Fire 3:50 pm.
There is a 20 acre brush fire near Calgrove Boulevard along the west side of the I-5 freeway. There is no containment yet. No homes are threatened and, as of 3:50, no traffic lanes on the 5 Freeway were closed. Los Angeles County Fire reported no containment.
California Highway Patrol is reporting slow moving traffic on southbound I-5 through Santa Clarita, but confirmed no lane closures at this time.
In regards to smoke being reported in the northern portion of the Santa Clarita Valley, Los Angeles County Fire is reporting a training burn happening at the Pitchess Detention Center. The training burn is completely unrelated to the incident near Calgrove and I-5.