Firefighters rushed to Calgrove Boulevard after reports of a suspected arsonist who may have started a vegetation fire Saturday afternoon.
Firefighters received a call for a brush fire along the southbound Interstate 5 and south of Calgrove Boulevard at approximately 11:46 a.m.
As of Saturday afternoon, there are two fires, one north and south of where the call was first reported, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervisor Sims. The fires are half-acre with medium fuel, Sim said.
The Fire Department dispatched stations 123 and 124 to help extinguish the fire in addition to a helicopter. There were reports of a possible arsonist, but an investigation is still underway, according to Sims.
California Highway Patrol officers and Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s deputies were also dispatched to the scene.
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