Image via WikipediaBy Randy Economy
August 8, 2010
Santa Clarita, CA
Here is another update from the LA County Fire Department regarding the blaze up in Santa Clarita this afternoon, and it is good news.
- Location are the hillsides abover Copper Hill Drive and Haskell Canyon Road
- More than 40 acres have burned.
- Fire in Under Control
- 50 % Containment at this time
- Arson is suspected, and two juveniles have been arrested
- One adult male and another juvenile was arrested for interfering with firefighter operations.
- 195 firefighters were called in to battle the fire.
- Four-water dropping helicopters are making runs over the fire.
- Hot weather and winds of up to 5 to 10 mph. are the current conditions
- Two minor injuries have been reported.